MINING giant BHP Billiton is looking to cut up to 3,000 jobs in its mining operations in
Many of the potential 3,000 jobs losses are likely to involve contractors not having their contracts renewed when their positions current term comes to an end, according to reports by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
The once booming mining industry has hit hard times recently with the iron ore spot price recently dropping below
BHP would not confirm the exact number of jobs that might go, but stated it had "engaged external consultants" to assist with its organisational review, and said it had been "open with our employees about the review".
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