Why work for CPM?

Working at CITIC Pacific Mining offers Australian employees a unique cultural and career experience.

The Sino Iron project is China’s largest investment in the Australian resources sector and the operation will guarantee a secure supply of iron ore to Asian steel mills for decades to come. While CITIC Pacific Mining is owned by a Hong Kong-listed company, the vast majority of our employees are Australian.

This fusion of cultures provides a rare opportunity to experience a working environment that blends both western and Chinese business practices and mindsets.

To ensure our people receive the rewards they deserve for their hard work, we provide competitive salaries and enviable financial and career benefits.

Life on site

We have charter planes flying directly to our site aerodrome from Perth several times a week – the trip takes about two hours.

Located just 15 minutes from the Aerodrome and about an hour’s drive from Karratha, Eramurra Village is our custom-designed accommodation facility with 1,750 rooms and outstanding recreational facilities, including three gyms, a swimming pool, multi-purpose sports courts, a retail store, tavern with beer garden, dining room and a recreation room.

All of the rooms at the village have internet access and in-house entertainment with FOXTEL, and we have a regular schedule of entertainers, including bands, comedians and sporting professionals.

We try to make life on site as rewarding, relaxing and enjoyable as life at home.


Employees of CITIC Pacific Mining are entitled to a range of benefits, including competitive salary packages, education and training opportunities, and lifestyle benefits.

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