Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA

QUEENSLAND will require 5,714 new mining employees by 2024, driven by a number of large coal projects coming online over the next four years, according to the Australian Mines and Metals Association.

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Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA Qld coal faces severe skills shortage: AMMA

Australia’s mining industry is facing new workforce demand at levels not seen since the previous investment and construction ‘boom’.

Using a number of industry-verified modelling techniques, AMMA's 2019-2024 Mining Workforce forecasts the on-site labour demand required for new mining projects scheduled for completion over the next