For the 12th consecutive year, the CFMEU Mining and Energy Labour Day race meeting was enjoyed by thousands as families came to Bundamba to join in the fun.
In separate incidents on the same day, a staggering total of 23 mine workers were killed and 11 injured in horrific mine accidents in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on 5 May.
Today we received this Media Release from our mining industry super fund:
Our Union would like to pay respects to the Honourable David Duncan who passed away on 15 April.
Last week was the 20th annual Gunnedah Coalminers Small Schools Carnival.
A replacement enterprise agreement at the Oaky North Mine has been reached with in excess of 70 per cent of employees accepting the agreement following a ballot that concluded on Tuesday 27 March 2
Workers at Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) operations downed tools twice in five days over management’s violation of their collective bargaining agreement relative to salary increases. A
Ongoing lockouts of workers by multinational backed owners of the Port Kembla Coal Terminal have been condemned by the union as unnecessary and heavy handed.