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Australia is flush with natural resources and is right now going through its second mining boom – and there’s thousands of opportunities on offer for those who want to help discover, extract and utilise these resources.

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  • Practical Metallurgical Processing

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    Practical Metallurgical Processing, provided by Murdoch University, that consists of a series of practical laboratory sessions designed to consolidate the theory and practical knowledge acquired on previous units of the Extractive Metallurgy course.
  • Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy

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    The Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy online course by Murdoch University is ideal for science graduates wanting to gain entry to the mining and resources industry.
  • Advanced Mineral Processing

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    This online Advanced Mineral Processing unit from Murdoch University covers core methods in mineral processing such as sampling, classification, comminution and particle characterisation.
  • Introduction to the Minerals Industry

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    Introduction to the Minerals Industry is an online unit from Murdoch University that will help you gain a working knowledge of the minerals industry and extractive metallurgy.
  • Extractive Metallurgy I

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    Extractive Metallurgy I is an online unit offered by Murdoch University that examines a range of metallurgical processes in terms of characteristics, thermodynamics, reactors and the techniques used to carry them out.

Mining news & views

Jobs Australia 2014 report unveils 10 top jobs

The Department of Employment's annual employment report card has been released revealing a soft job market and decline in non-skilled work. Here’s our state-by-state and industry-by-industry roundup, so you can plan for your future.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in South Australia?

Adelaide has hit a rough patch in employment terms, so there’s no better time to take stock and see what the future might hold. The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS will help point you in the right direction.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in Tasmania?

As agriculture, forestry and fishing continue to contract, which industries will take up the slack? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS follows the ups and downs of this shaky jobs market so you can put your eggs in a hardier basket.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in the Northern Territory?

The Northern Territory may be the smallest labour market, but it has been punching above its weight in terms of growth lately. Find out what’s driving this success with the Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS and get on board jobs train.

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