Across the mining sector a growing skills shortage is impacting heavily on companies. And this will only be exacerbated as the industry moves into a new boom phase. As prices rise and exploration levels escalate, there won’t be enough new graduates to supply the industry.
In a series of special reports, Australia’s Mining Monthly reporter Emily Holme looks at how the mining industry is rebuilding its tarnished image in the classroom; the failure of universities in WA to form an effective collaboration to gain funding for a new specialist education venture; the University of New South Wales $50,000 sponsorship boost; and how mining companies need to deal with lifestyle issues for workers.
Part I: A resource running dryClick Here .
Part II: A resource running dryClick Here .
The need for collaborationClick Here .
Sponsorship welcomedClick Here .
Lifestyle choice the keyClick Here .