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Workforce Turnover in FIFO Mining Operations in Australia: An Exploratory Study

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Beach, Ruth; Brereton, David; Cliff, Daivd
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • ISBN: 1864997249
  • Country: Australia

The primary objective of this research project is to assist the mining industry manage workforce turnover more effectively, especially in fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) operations. A secondary objective is to map out an agenda for further research in the area.

The project arose from consultations with mining industry representatives, who identified turnover as an important issue for the industry and drew attention to the adverse economic, operational and social impacts of workforce instability.

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