The South & Central American mining industry experienced a 3% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by PT Vale Indonesia with 1,138 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of mining company job postings. GlobalData’s Digging Deeper into Sustainability: Key Disruptive Forces in Mining report explores disruptive forces and innovation in the sector. It offers insights into the latest trends, deals, patents, and real-world innovations. Buy the report here.
Notably, Educational Instruction and Library Occupations jobs accounted for a 23% share of the South & Central American mining industry’s total new job postings in Q2 2023, rise 31% over the prior quarter.
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations drive mining hiring activity
Educational Instruction and Library Occupations, with a share of 23% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the South & Central American mining industry in Q2 2023 , ahead of Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 3% share in Q2 2023, Management Occupations with a 2% share and Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 2% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 61% of hiring activity
PT Vale Indonesia posted 1,138 jobs in Q2 2023 and registered a growth of 45% over the previous quarter, followed by Vale with 1,049 jobs and a 17% drop. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, with 200 jobs, and Cummins, with 197 jobs, recorded a 25% rise and a 213% rise, respectively, while Anglo American recorded a 14% decline with a 138 new job postings during Q2 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the South & Central American mining industry, Q2 2023
Brazil held the leading share of the South & Central American mining hiring activity with a 71.34% share, a 7% increase over Q1 2023. Chile was next with 13.62%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.
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