Mackay is the resource services hub and is home to the world’s most advanced, skilled and innovative resource sector.
The region’s manufacturing sector currently contributes over $3.6 billion annually to the region’s economy and creates over 4,850 jobs.
Mackay features a diverse industrial sector that is a world leader in the METs sector with proven strengths in mining fields, including safety, management, site closures and rehabilitation.
Mackay’s strategic role as a key hub/logistic and export/ support service centre for the resource-rich deposits, and projects across the Bowen and Galilee basins, has provided the region a competitive edge due to our excellent track record, established infrastructure, facilities, business and knowledge and skill base.
The Mackay region has a highly skilled workforce that is well represented in the resource and manufacturing sectors with more than 6,540 jobs attributed across these sectors.
Local mining contractor services, such as G&S Engineering, WorkPac and Mastermyne, specialise in
recruitment for resource jobs and labour hire and have a proven track record for servicing the region’s resource
sector with skilled employees.
The region also benefits from the Mackay Region Joblink, which is a free service for local businesses and residents to link employers with prospective employees from the local community.
Mackay’s extensive business network has a proven track record of successfully delivering a broad range of significant resource projects. From stacker and reclaimer installation to health and safety management systems, Mackay’s broad business base can provide the expertise and workforce to satisfy the needs of any on-site mine operations.
Our resource services businesses and workforce hold vast experience in the resource industry sector and understand the changing demands of the sector. As Queensland’s primary resource services hub, we have the experience and business know-how to help deliver innovative and cost effective solutions to the sector.
Doing business in the region is made easier by our established business network, comprising several experienced and accessible Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Located just 10 minutes from the City Centre, the Paget Industrial Estate is the epicentre of the resource services sector.
Some of Australia’s major players call the estate home –