How To: Setting your bid rate

A key strength of the OnContractor platform is that contractors can set their own bidding rate. This provides a competitive and transparent marketplace and ensures that a client will get the best contractor at the best rate. Setting your bid Read More

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Update: Newcrest closes in on full production at Cadia

Article written by Ewen Hosie via Australian Mining Newcrest has started the deposition of tailings at the old Cadia Hill open pit following the completion of crucial pipeline infrastructure. Newcrest had to suspend operations for a period in March this year when the Cadia Read More

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How To: Create an OnContractor Profile

Do you need some guidance on how to create your OnContractor profile? Are you unsure if you are the right fit for the OnContractor platform? Follow this infographic and you’ll be registered in no time!   Have a question? Leave Read More

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The on-demand economy – reshaping workers

From tech-savvy millennials to Baby Boomers, the demand for flexible work is only increasing. The disruption in the labour market caused by the development of the on-demand economy has resulted in the construction of new breeds of workers. These workers are Read More

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Top Gold Producer Newcrest Receives Approval to Dump Tailings at Cadia

Story via Nicole Rashotte at Gold Investing News Top Gold Producer Newcrest Receives Approval to Dump Tailings at Cadia Australian-listed Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) is now approved to use the first 200 meters of the open pit at its Cadia Hill mine as Read More

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Gorgon expansion to deliver jobs spike for WA

Article via Australian Oil Mining & Gas   Chevron’s next expansion of the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project offshore Western Australia’s north-west coast is expected to deliver a welcome jobs boost for the state. Gorgon, about 150km north of Read More

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Engineering Excellence Around The World

By Stephen Smith via Sourceable https://sourceable.net/engineering-excellence-around-the-world/ The recent completion of the world’s largest radio telescope in Guizhou Province, China called upon the expertise of numerous engineers in its construction. Now extra-terrestrial engineers are also now being invited to make contact via Read More

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Engineers Needed to Fill Talent Mismatch

Engineers with suitable skills throughout Australia will be in high demand throughout 2018 to fill a mismatch between the abilities which are needed and the skills which are currently on offer, a new report says. Unveiling its Skills report for the first Read More

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Freelance/Contracting Work – What’s The Hype?

In Australia, Freelancing is becoming increasingly popular – read this infographic to find out why. Maybe you’ll discover freelancing in the on-demand economy at OnContractor is the best way to grow your career.   Let us what you think in Read More

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Modern mining has implications for defence

Australia’s miners are finally changing the common perception of a mine worker as somebody with a pickaxe and a lamp in his helmet. For a start, he might actually be a “she”, and she might be working in a downtown Read More

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Breaking The 9-5 Mould

Having a flexible career is becoming increasingly popular and is desired by many. In fact, 87% of people deem having a work-life balance is extremely important. So, how and where can you break the seemingly never ending 9-5 work grind? Read More

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Cashflow Management As A Freelancer

The idea of unleashing your inner entrepreneur and working for yourself is exciting. When you take the leap, you will quickly realise that being a freelancer has a boring dark side: cashflow management. You go from having a steady employer Read More

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Tips For Getting Your Charge Rate

Setting a charge rate as a freelancer or professional contractor is a difficult task. You don’t want to go too high and price yourself out, but you also have bills to pay. So how to does one go about doing Read More

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How To Be Successful At Networking Events (Even If You’re Nervous!)

Does the thought of walking into a room and introducing yourself to a group of strangers make you want to assume the foetal position and hide in a corner? Or are you one of those lucky people who doesn’t think Read More

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