Spotlight on safety following shocking recent mineworker deaths - Queensland safety reset; July's disastrous history; welcome to our new Vice Presidents and farewell to Tiny, and much more in July'
On 16 July 1986 an explosion deep underground took the lives of 12 coal miners.
Mining and quarry industry representatives, the Queensland Government and trade unions have today reached a landmark agreement committing to a safety reset in the Queensland resources sector.
The union representing coal miners has issued an urgent call on mining companies to redouble their checks on windrows at open cut mines after a spate of safety incidents, including a fatal accident
The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division is urging contract coal miners in the Illawarra region not to sign any employment agreements with PIMS Group, after the project manager backflipped on a deal
In response to BHP’s strategy to drive down wages and conditions of employment in the mining industry, IndustriALL Global Union’s Australian affiliates confirmed their full commitment and support t
Statement from Queensland District President Stephen Smyth
Australia’s biggest coal companies have joined forces to slash mineworkers’ accident pay by a third.
The NSW Government’s approval today of mining leases to allow the Wallarah 2 Coal Project to proceed is a common sense decision that will boost regional jobs and business opportunities.