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June 28, 2022

Queensland mentoring program for women in mining

Women determined to upset the status quo in the male-dominated mining industry will receive an extra boost as a mentoring program targeted at increasing female participation launches in Queensland. This year, a record 140 female resources sector employees from across the state – up almost 90 per cent on last year’s intake – are set […]

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June 28, 2022

Pulling power in Tio Tinto female recruitment drive

More than 3000 women across Australia and New Zealand have applied for roles with Rio Tinto, following the launch of recruitment campaigns targeting women who had not previously worked in the mining industry. In Western Australia, the Transferable Pathways campaign, which launched last month, attracted about 1600 responses. This was roughly the same number received for the Women […]

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June 28, 2022

Women in mining celebrated on global scale

International Women in Mining (IWiM) will be holding an inaugural celebration of women in the mining industries on June 15, with the intention of making it an annual event. IWiM is an international platform for women in mining globally, and operates as a virtual organisation. It is managed by a Board of Directors and relies […]

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June 28, 2022

Madeleine King new Resources Minister

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies has welcomed Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s new Cabinet, which includes Western Australian Madeleine King as Minister for Resources and for Northern Australia. AMEC chief executive officer Warren Pearce said the organisation looked forward to building on its strong relationship with the incoming Labor Government to grow the Australian […]

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June 27, 2022

Outstanding WA women in resources honoured

Western Australia’s mining and resources sector has again gathered to celebrate the power and value of gender diversity, with the staging of the 13th annual Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) Women In Resources Award. Nearly 1000 people were in attendance at Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre on Friday night, as six brilliant […]

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June 27, 2022

APPEA appoints new Chief Executive

Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has announced Samantha McCulloch as the new Chief Executive following Andrew McConville confirming his resignation in April. McCulloch will join APPEA from the International Energy Agency, having led the IEA Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) Unit since 2018. As an internationally recognised expert in CCUS, McCulloch brings […]

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May 13, 2022

Rebekah Cheney speaking at ALC Forum

Biography Rebekah Cheney is the Climate Governance lead for Deloitte Climate & Sustainability advising C-Suite and Non-Executive Board Directors on the intersection between economic strategy and the application of the World Economic Forum Climate Governance Principles. Rebekah sits on the Steering Committee for the Climate Governance Initiative in Australia hosted by the Australian Institute of […]

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May 13, 2022

A golden opportunity

This year will be critical for Queensland’s waste management and resource recovery sector. Dr Georgina Davis, the new Chief Executive Officer of WRIQ, explains. There are several important programs of work underway by the Queensland Government. The commencement of the levy efficacy review and Waste Strategy review is imminent, with these items to be completed by 30 June […]

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May 13, 2022

APCO CEO Brooke Donnelly steps down

Brooke Donnelly, APCO Chief Executive Officer has announced her intention to step down after five years in the role. Donnelly said it was the right time for a new challenge. She will leave APCO at the end of July 2022 and assist with the transition to a new CEO in the interim. Under Donnelly’s leadership, […]

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May 13, 2022

Queensland Rail confirms new CEO

Queensland Rail has appointed Kat Stapleton to lead the long-established Queensland transport organisation. The announcement follows the resignation of Queensland Rail’s former Chief Executive Officer Nick Easy last year. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey confirmed Stapleton, who was Queensland Rail’s Chief Financial Officer, has been endorsed as the incoming CEO. “Kat is a […]

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