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Peter 

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s an electrician and project supervisor for EMS Group, Pete is always on the go, making sure all the electrical jobs for his mining clients are being delivered to the highest standards.

Pete looks after all the electrical projects for EMS Group’s mining clients across NSW, including CMOC Northparkes gold and copper mine in Parkes NSW, as well as mines in Orange and Cobar.
He loves living and working as a local in and around Orange.
Pete says, “To anyone who’s considering a career in mining, I’d tell them to give it a shot.  The mining industry has set me up and had me in a job my whole working career.”
It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs across regional NSW. 












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Kyle 
Kyle believes working as a fitter machinist on the Central Coast of NSW has provided him with a clear career pathway.  

As part of his job, Kyle works on a lot of projects for mining companies in the Hunter Valley, rebuilding and servicing pumps along with other critical equipment.
Kyle reckons it’s awesome being able to work at such a productive job, close to where he lives on the Central Coast.
It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs across regional NSW. 


 














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Alwyn 
Alwyn is a software engineer based in Kurri Kurri in the NSW Hunter Valley.  Alwyn specializes in testing and quality assurance of software used to design new mining projects. The aim of the software is to remove the need for ‘old school paper plans’ in mine design.  
Alwyn believes the sky’s the limit as to how technology can benefit not only the mining industry, but industries right across our economy.
It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs across regional NSW. 
 













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Mellisa 
It’s a great job and a great team – no day’s the same. That’s what Mellisa reckons about her job as a warehouse supervisor for Metso based in Blacktown, Western Sydney.

Mellisa’s been in the warehouse business for 20 years, shipping parts and equipment of all shapes and sizes to mining operations around NSW.  ‘Some are so big we need to get a crane in to lift them’.
Mellisa likes the fact she and her team are an important part of the NSW mining industry even though they’re based in Western Sydney.
It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs in Sydney and across regional NSW.
















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Hana 
In the nine years since Hana started her apprenticeship as a diesel mechanic with Peabody’s Wilpinjong coal mine near Mudgee in the Central West of NSW, her career has taken off.

Growing up on a farm, Hana was always interested in how things worked, particularly machinery – tractors, trucks, heavy equipment.
Now, Hana maintains some of the massive equipment used in mining. Earlier this year, Hana won the won the Outstanding Tradeswoman / Operator / Technician Award at the annual NSW Women in Mining Awards.
Hana gives credit for her career to her parents - ‘My parents taught us to be strong, independent women and it’s a credit to them, where we are today,’ she said.

It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs across regional NSW.
 







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Luke 
When Luke started environmental consulting firm EMM Consulting in St Leonards in Sydney,  he couldn’t have imagined that 10 years later he’d be the Managing Director of a company that employs over 100 people with offices around the country.

Luke says, “What we do is really important.  We work with companies to help them do the best job they can in terms of managing their environmental impacts.”
“None of it would have been possible without the mining industry.”

It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs in Sydney and across regional NSW. 











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Tiarne 
Tiarne’s career is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. She’s an Emergency Response Officer at Cadia Valley Operations - a large gold mining operation in Orange in Central West NSW. 

She started a few years back in an on-site role in ore treatment, where she worked alongside the emergency response team. She's done a whole lot of training with them, has completed her Certificate IV in Ambulance and Health Care and is now doing a Bachelor of Paramedics while also working full time. 
It's another example of the thousands of mining-related jobs across regional NSW. 

 
 
 
 

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