On 7 August 1994 at about 11.30pm a massive explosion at Moura No. 2 mine took the lives of 11 mineworkers.
In a move that combines the best of the Illawarra’s sporting and historical traditions, the Russell Vale Golf Club has dedicated each of its 18-holes on the course to honouring a local coal mine in
On 31 July 1972, a fire followed by an explosion at Box Flat in the Ipswich area of Queensland killed 17 mineworkers and severely injured three others.
31 July is the anniversary of Australia's worst industrial disaster, in 1902, when 96 miners lost their lives in an explosion at Mt Kembla Colliery in NSW.
Locked out mineworkers at Oaky North have received a letter of support from their comrades at United Mine Workers of America.
Oaky North miners have been locked out of their workplace by Multinational mining giant Glencore which has taken steps to replace the permanent workforce with casual contractors.
Sunday commemorates the anniversary of a disaster at Moura No. 4 Mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. On 16 July 1986 an explosion deep underground took the lives of 12 coal mineworkers.
The creation of one of Australia’s most progressive unions is one step closer with the formal lodging of merger documents with the Fair Work Commission.
Well over 1000 members attended a mass meeting at Singleton Showground to make a stand against mining giant and union buster Glencore.
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and CFMEU leaders Michael O'Connor and Tony Maher will join striking workers from Glencore's Oaky North mine for a rally in Tieri on Tuesday.