Two weeks ago the ABC's 7.30 program reported on the death of Queensland coal miner Tyrone Buckton, who died after contracting the lung disease silicosis.
New Hope has taken steps to stop negotiations and push a sub-standard Enterprise Agreement out to a vote of its workers.
Metropolitan Mine has recently clocked up 130 years in operation – that makes it the oldest coal mine operating in Australia.
We would like to pay our respects to Merv Mahon, who sadly died over the weekend.
The CFMEU Mining and Energy division has welcomed the decision by AGL Energy to decline an offer by Alinta Energy to purchase the Liddell Power Station.
The CFMEU Mining and Energy division has called for Queensland’s industrial manslaughter laws to be applied to the mining industry, following the release of a report into the death in 2014 of elect
In a major victory for Australian workers, charges against two CFMEU Victorian Construction officials were dramatically dropped at the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court this morning.
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: