What does this industry cover?
Civil construction includes those working in areas such as plant operations, pipeline construction, and road, rail and tunnel construction.
Coal and metalliferous mining includes open cut and underground mining. Australia has mining for both black and brown coal. Metalliferous mining includes iron ore, copper, nickel, gold, silver, zinc, uranium, and mineral sands.
Employees in the drilling sector could work offshore or onshore, doing surface or underground drilling. You may drill for petroleum and natural gas, minerals including coal, or water wells.
For those working in a quarry you could be engaged in extracting raw materials such as sand, rock, gravel and limestone, which are used in the building and construction and civil infrastructure industries.