Tag - productivity

Mackay manufacturer

Mackay manufacturer gets funding injection

A high-tech manufacturer and supplier of online measurement equipment will be able to buy new technology thanks to $107,700 in funding from Round 2 of the State Government’s $40 million Made in...

Financial stress of mine workers triples in two years

Workers in the mining industry are almost three times as likely to experience financial stress in 2016 compared to 2014, according to new research. Twenty-six per cent of people working in the mining...

Anglo American to cut 85,000 mining jobs globally

Anglo American has announced a “radical portfolio restructuring” which includes 85,000 jobs slashed globally. The massive overhaul will see the workforce shrink from 135,000 to 50,000 as...

BMA negotiates new Enterprise Agreement

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced the process of renegotiating the BMA Enterprise Agreement 2012 that covers over 2000 employees at five of its Bowen Basin mines. The Agreement...

Blackwater community rally against BHP cuts

CLOSE to 1000 Blackwater residents gathered in full force last night to discuss BHP’s intention to contract out 300 permanent jobs at the Blackwater coal mine. The small, tight-knit community...

01-Train-Of-Thought

Training for positive workforce cultures

As Queensland’s resource employers navigate challenging market conditions and the wider transition to a more production-focused industry, many workplaces are benefiting from the reduced costs and...

Mining injuries costs highest in Australia

WHEN it comes to workplace injury, Australia’s mining sector incurs the highest treatment cost per worker, with the longest average treatment duration, according to the latest report from...

01 Mental Health In The Workplace

Mental Health In The Workplace

What’s mental health got to do with workplaces? Put simply, lots! Like physical health, mental health is central to how we function and how productive we are at work. It’s also good business. The...