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Question: Are you unhappy at work?
Question: Are you unhappy at work?
You spend more time at your job—as much as one third of your days according to some sources—than just about anywhere. And if you’re miserable, it can take a tremendous toll on all aspects of your life. Yes, we can’t all be hap...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
02/05/19
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What are the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project?
What are the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project?
Fay Campbell, a recruitment consultant at WRS in the mining team shares her thoughts on the benefits of outsourcing the staffing function for your project. When you work with the WRS Mining Division, you have access to so much more than a recruitmen...
Posted by: Fay Campbell
21/03/19
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Welcome to WRS: Stacy Hidden!
Welcome to WRS: Stacy Hidden!
As part of our business growth in 2017, WRS has been working to bolster our successful teams with new talent - both fresh trainees full of potential such as recent newcomers Andrew Cannon and Joss Stott, and experienced veterans of the recruitme...
Posted by: Stacy Hidden
14/08/17
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Jargon Busting: Mining
Jargon Busting: Mining
The Mining industry is another sector of the working world that has, buried within its core, a rich centre of initialisms, complex words, and phrases that are often unknown outside of Mining Spheres. Here are ten that are well worth knowing if you're...
25/07/17
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A Brief History of Coal
A Brief History of Coal
Coal. A black, hard rock, sometimes so shiny it could pass as silver or a light grey, and other times sooty as night. Coal. Coal is made up of 65-95% carbon, and further includes hydrogen, sulphur, oxygen, and nitrogen.  Coal is formed from p...
Posted by: Megan Whitehurst
14/07/17
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Mining and 3D Printing: A Vision of Remote Self-Sustainability
Mining and 3D Printing: A Vision of Remote Self-Sustainability
What is 3D Printing? 3D Printing (3DP). The use of a 3D Printer to create a 3D model from a digtally-programmed schematic. With roots buried in the 1980s, 3D Printing has gained progressive traction in the last decade due to the reliable curve of ...
Posted by: Megan Cartwright
07/07/17
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Why You Should Use WRS
Why You Should Use WRS
When you choose WRS to find your next professional, we do not believe that treating you merely as a customer is an effective solution to your staffing needs. We want to provide you with a recruitment solution that is ultimately realised through authe...
Posted by: Ruth McKinney
28/06/17
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A Brief History of Gold
A Brief History of Gold
Origin: Gold. A four letter word that, when said slowly, and boldly, sounds as heavy as the element feels. Gold. Unfortunately, the origin of human interaction with gold cannot be traced to a golden fleece, nor a fabled Central American city, and th...
Posted by: Megan Cartwright
02/06/17
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What Drives China to Africa?
What Drives China to Africa?
China National Gold was interpreted by Reuters (in a September 2013 interview with CNG’s Executive Vice President, Jerry Xie) as able to finance substantial capital costs and search for acquisition targets. This verbal flexing of CNG's financia...
Posted by: Megan Cartwright
30/05/17
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Lithium: The Lowdown
Lithium: The Lowdown
Petalite was discovered back in 1800 by the Brazilian chemist José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva in a mine in Sweden, however for 17 years lithium remained undiscovered until Johan August Arfwedson detected its presence when analysi...
Posted by: Jordan Randall
25/04/17
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