Schlam Employee Spotlight

500 and counting: Embracing growth as Schlam welcomes its 500th employee

As Schlam celebrates the addition of their 500th team member, they mark a significant milestone in their journey. This achievement not only showcases Schlam’s growth as a prominent employer but also highlights their steadfast dedication to nurturing talent and creating opportunities for individuals to thrive. From the outset, Schlam has prioritised the cultivation of a

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New to the Cru: Introducing Nicole – GM of People & Culture

In today’s fiercely competitive business world, none more so than the mining industry, the ability to attract and retain top talent is paramount for achieving success. We know that when individuals feel valued and respected in their workplace, they are more inclined to work together towards shared objectives, elevating morale and overall performance. That is

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Schlam Wins Employer Of The Year

Schlam has been awarded the prestigious Western Australian Employer of the Year at the RISE Business Awards hosted by BUSINESS NEWS. The RISE Business Awards, held at Crown Perth on December 1, recognise businesses for their Resourcefulness, Imagination, Sustainability, and Excellence (RISE). They are among the most prestigious awards available to businesses in Western Australia.  The Employer of

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Team Schlammertime Ride For Cancer Research

The MACA CANCER 200 RIDE FOR RESEARCH took place on 15th and 16th October 2022, with six of Schlam’s dedicated cycling enthusiast’s taking on the challenge. Given how incredible this cause is, how could we not snap up the opportunity to talk about it some more?  For most, this ride would be incredibly daunting, riding 200kms would

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How To Grow Workplace Culture

In our recent Employee Engagement survey, 81% of employees believe Schlam fosters a workplace where they can be themselves at work without fear. Positive workplace culture attracts talent, drives engagement, impacts happiness and satisfaction, and affects performance. This begs the question, what does a good workplace culture actually look like?  We sat down with our

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The Team Behind The Trays

In the mining industry, you’d often see news stories that hero the materials and machinery or the capabilities of each product. Whether it’s the strength, durability or load capacity, or even the people who maintain these precious machines on site whilst they work. But what you don’t often read about is the people who build

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Women In Mining – A Cause For Optimism

In recent years, there has been an undeniable demand for more diversity across industries. So how has this impacted the mining industry, a field which has traditionally been very male-dominated?   It’s not surprising, given that up until as recently as 1986, Western Australian mine owners faced hefty fines for allowing women to work underground. Absurd

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Quinton Is No Stranger To Mining, But New To Schlam

Any person, any company, or any leadership team should know who they are, where they want to be and how to get there.  It is not a secret that every business needs money to operate. Whether you are running a service-based or product-based business, you’ll need capital if you want to make a profit. However

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AIMING HIGHER; HELPING OUR PEOPLE TRADE UP

With close to 30,000 different career pathways available to students in Australia, our world-class mining industry needs to remain ahead of the game, when it comes to attracting new recruits and showcasing the gold mine of opportunity within our sector. Whilst an attractive salary and benefits are at the top of the list for most

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Schlam’s Trade Up Program; Bridging The Skills Gap

He may be relatively new to Schlam, but Brad isn’t new to the mining industry. In fact, his extensive career in fixed plant and underground mining has now led him to open cut experience for larger Tier 1 miners with Schlam. This month, Brad has just completed our Trade-Up Program to enhance his future career

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