BHP is one of the major players in the Queensland mining industry, so it is not doubt that a lot of people are on the lookout for BHP mining jobs.
Let’s take a closer look at the company, where they are mining and what jobs they have on offer.
Who Is BHP Biliton?
With international headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, BHP is the largest mining company in the world (Feb 2011, based on revenue) and the 3rd largest global company, based on market cap. This a fantastic result for a company that started it’s life in 1885 as a silver and lead mining company in Broken Hill (The BH in BHP).
And if you think those numbers are impressions, globally the employ over 41,000 people in operations in 25 different countries.
They have considerable operations in Australia, with the following in QLD alone: (courtesy of Wikipedia)
- Broadmeadow, Queensland
- Cannington, Queensland
- Goonyella Riverside, Queensland
- Gregory/Crinum, Queensland
- Norwich Park, Queensland
- Peak Downs, Queensland
- Saraji, Queensland
- Yabulu, Queensland, nickel refinery
Main Resources BHP Mine In QLD:
- Base Metals – Copper, lead & zinc)
- Metallurgical Coal
What About BHP Mining Jobs? Where Are They?
If you are looking to work for this mining giant ( and not with a sub contractor), then the best place to find jobs with them is through them directly.
There is a great range of BHP mining jobs currently on offer on their website. Where there are a couple of different pages related to jobs, start here on this page and you should be well on your way to finding mining jobs at BHP.
Other Mining Companies In QLD
If you are interested in learning more about the other big mining companies working in Queensland than follow the links below:
Click here for a more comprehensive list of mining companies.