Mining & Civil


Blue Tongue has unbeaten experience and expertise in providing maintenance workforce solutions to mining and civil clients to improve retention, get control of labour costs and benefit from a productive work culture.

Blue Tongue has grown to become a leading labour management company within Mining and Civil.

Just some of the companies we have partnered with in recent years on either Group Training/Up-Skilling OR 457 sponsored labour solution;

-       MACA

-       WesTrac (WA)

-       Atlas Copco

-       BGC

-       WATPAC

-       SMS Rental

-       GWH Contracting

-       McAleese Transport

-       Xstrata

-       Cummins

-       MTU

-       JLG Industries

We pride ourselves on not just talking about things, but rather leveraging off our experience to develop unique skilled labour programs for our client base.

Our message is:

"Break the mould… and leverage of our experience and proven track record in workforce planning to gain an advantage in cost control, improve retention and achieve a high performance culture."

Blue Tongue proudly partner with SWSI Tafe to deliver our award winning state of the art Light Vehicle to Heavy Diesel Upskilling Program.


SWSi Case Study on Blue Tongue

Click below to view the case study on Blue Tongue by SWSi, on our up-skilling program.

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employees stories

  • "It has been a great experience working with you and the rest of the team. I wish to express my great appreciation for the hard work you put in arranging my coming to Australia and further more your hard work in having my large family get residence status. My family also thank all of you for the good.."

    John Ncube, Cummins - 457 Sponsored,

  • "I have been working with you for the past five years and I have enjoyed every single day with great experience, I appreciate all the support you have given over these years for me and my family, thank you very much..."

    Feroz Khan, 457 Sponsored,

  • "I have had an amazing time working with you guys since I got here in Australia and the great help Blue Tongue have been, I will always be grateful..."

    Solomon Chidamahiya, Mitchell Corp- 457 Sponsored,

  • "Last week, our family finally gained Permanent Residency Visa from the Immigration Office. We are very happy and also grateful about it. First of all, we thank all the members of Blue Tongue, special thanks to Tully Young, for letting us, our family, to stay and enjoy our lives in Australia. As.."

    Dong Bae Yang, 457 Sponsored,

  • "Thank you for all your help and always being there to look after all our needs..."

    Jayson Ortega, 457 Sponsored,

  • "Thank you for the opportunities for professional and personal development that you have provided me during the last four years. I have enjoyed working for the agency and appreciate the support provided during my tenure with the company..."

    Imran Ahmed, 457 Sponsored,

  • "The Upskilling program has been an awesome experience I’ve had a lot of fun and a lot of new experiences and it’s opened a lot of doors..."

    Glenn Samson, MACA Mining- Up-skill,

  • "The best part of the up-skill program for me was obtaining employment in the mining industry.."

    Chris Lethlean- Atlas Copco, Up-skill,

  • "The up-skill program has been a great experience and I'm very glad I took the challenge.."

    Ian Welgus, MACA Mining- Up-skill,

  • "Since I came here, I have been working with Tully and Blue Tongue as a family member to the whole team. I will call Blue Tongue family because I can express my concerns and views and my problems to anyone in the team..."

    Joshua Mwale, Atlas Copco- 457 Sponsored,

  • "I would most certainly recommend the upskill program, I will never turn back without a doubt. I would do it all again..."

    Adrian Ferraro-Quin- Atlas Copco, Up-skill,

  • " I would 100% recommend the Upskill program to other light vehicle mechanics. You'd be crazy not to do it..."

    Tom Cullen - Light Vehicle to Heavy Diesel Upskill,

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