Company & Culture

Jan 27th, 2023

WHY 2023 COULD BE THE BEST YEAR YET

We hope that you enjoyed the festive season and the all-important time spent with family and friends. As we start the new year, we take this opportunity to reflect on 2022, and what we expect for 2023. Looking.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 25th, 2023

WHY WA IS A GREAT PLACE TO START YOUR CAREER IN MINING

With fantastic weather, affordable quality housing, awesome outdoor activities, low crime rates and an expanding job market, Western Australia is one of the best places to live and work in the world right.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 23rd, 2023

WHAT IS A HD MECHANIC AND HOW DO YOU BECOME ONE?

The mining industry continues to thrive in Australia. Thus, HD mechanic jobs also continue to be in very high demand.   Do you love working with your hands? Do you enjoy taking things apart and putting them.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 18th, 2023

A CRITICAL SHORTAGE OF WELDERS THREATENS TO DISRUPT THE GLOBE

We know there is a skills shortage in Australia, but nothing aims to threaten the mining industry like the critical shortage of welders.  The problem isn’t exclusively felt in Australian mining. In almost.
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Company & Culture, Community

THIS BIG PROBLEM CALLS FOR BIG SOLUTIONS AND THERE’S ONE SITTING RIGHT UNDER OUR NOSES

Globally, we lose a man to suicide every minute of every day.  Men are dying too young. It’s a problem affecting[...]

Company & Culture, Community

IT'S ABOUT TO GET A LITTLE HAIRY AT SCHLAM...

It’s been another big year for humanity, and the world continues to change. But a lot of things stay the same:[...]

Company & Culture, Community

FLY HIGH HAWKS! SCHLAM INVESTS IN GRASSROOTS SPORTS

 For most adults who grew up as a kid in Australia, they can likely recall a vivid memory from their childhood[...]

Community, Schlam Employee Spotlight

OPENING DOORS FOR HIGHLY SKILLED MIGRANTS

With many Australian industries facing a skills shortage and migration levels still low after the Australian[...]

Company & Culture, Community

200KMS IN 2DAYS - ALL IN THE NAME OF CANCER RESEARCH

At Schlam, our values run deep. It is ingrained into everything we do. One of our most poignant values at our[...]

Company & Culture, Community

HONOURING OUR ARMED SERVICE MEN & WOMEN

We created a theme to honour our armed service men and women. The theme was added to some of the First Hercules[...]

Company & Culture, Community

OUR PRINCIPLES: WALK IN THEIR SHOES - DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

We have six guiding principles that define how we need to behave as a business every day to become the business we[...]

Company & Culture, Community

TOWNHALL MEETING: IT'S A GREAT TIME TO WORK AT SCHLAM

In September 2021, Schlam CEO, Matt Thomas, held a series of Townhall presentations at the company's locations in[...]

Community

MINISTER APPLAUDS SCHLAM FOR LOCAL TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT

The Honourable Sue Ellery MLC, Minister for Training and Education, paid a visit to Schlam’s workshop in Waroona[...]

Community

SCHLAM SUPPORTS CULTURALLY DIVERSE RUGBY LEAGUE TOURNAMENT

In December 2019, Schlam sponsored four U16s and U14s girls teams in the 2019 NRL WA Harmony Cup Rugby League[...]

Community

FULL THROTTLE FOR THE NEWMAN COMMUNITY

The first Motocross race is thought to have been held in Scotland in 1912. Originally called “Hare Scrambles,” the[...]

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