Learn more about the Chamber of Minerals and Energy Mentally Healthy Workplace Award Finalists
This award presented by Chamber of Minerals and Energy recognises workplaces that encourage, support and foster good mental wellbeing for its staff.
These are in no particular order
Fortescue Metals Group
A proud West Australian company, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue) is a global leader in the iron ore industry, recognised for its culture, innovation and industry-leading development of world class infrastructure and mining assets in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Since Fortescue was established by their Founder and Chairman Dr Andrew Forrest AO in 2003, Fortescue discovered and developed major iron ore deposits, constructed some of the most globally significant mines and have grown to be one of the world’s largest producers of iron ore. Delivering consistent operational excellence, their integrated mining, rail, shipping and marketing teams work together to export 175 to 180 million tonnes of iron ore annually (mtpa) and their commitment to technology and innovation ensures they remain one of the world’s lowest cost iron ore producers. As at 30 June 2020, Fortescue had 8,508 employees. Of these, 414 were permanent part-time employees and 1,553 people worked under labour hire contracts. Fortescue is a values-based business, committed to their strategic goals of ensuring balance sheet strength and flexibility, investing in the long-term sustainability of their core business while pursuing growth and development options and delivering enhanced returns to our shareholders.
St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital
St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital (SJGMLH) is a not-for-profit, 205 bed, private hospital providing a wide range of complex health care services to our local community including maternity, general surgical, orthopaedic, urology, endoscopy, medical, rehabilitation and older adult mental health care.
Key to their Service Ethos is that:
• Their Mission inspires their service – they are continuing a great story of service entrusted by their founders
• relationships are central – every encounter is an opportunity and can have far-reaching effects
• the way they work together as a community, in their own teams and with other teams, is integral to their effectiveness
• governance and management of resources are key to our success
• feedback and evaluation about how well they are doing is crucial.
The hospital directly employs 681 caregivers across a range of clinical and non-clinical job functions and engages 48 volunteers from the community. They have 11 employed doctors and 579 accredited visiting medical officers who partner with them to provide clinical services.
Sodexo in Australia employs a diverse workforce of over 5,000 employees operating across more than 250 locations. Sodexo delivers a unique array of over 100 integrated services lines including: catering, facilities management, concierge services, security, asset maintenance and hospitality services in the following segments: Corporate, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Government Services and Energy & Resources both on and offshore.
Sodexo are proactive in their approach to tackling mental health and supporting employee wellbeing to ensure their support encompasses all of their people who are experiencing challenges.
Northern Star Resources
Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) (NSR or the Company) is a global-scale, Australian gold producer with world class projects located in Australia and North America. The Company is one of Australia’s largest listed gold producers with a market capitalisation of A$10 billion, employing over 3,500 staff and contractors, and producing over 900,000 ounces per year.
Northern Star produces from four Tier-1 assets located in Tier-1 locations: the Yandal, Kalgoorlie and KCGM Operations (50% Joint Venture) in Western Australia, and the Pogo Operation located near Fairbanks, Alaska.