Three drought-affected farming families in NSW’s central west have had a reversal of fortunes after CFMEU Mining and Energy members delivered truckloads of hay to keep stock alive.
BHP’s headline profit for the year ending June may be down – but that’s mostly to management mistakes in the USA. The company is making loads of money out of iron ore and coal.
Brown coal has been identified as a surprise ingredient of a new, low-greenhouse gas emission energy source.
19 coal mineworkers, including six rescue workers, have died in a horrific accident at Sanjidi coalmine near Quetta in Baluchistan province, Pakistan.
The Full Federal Court has today upheld a decision that casual workers may be entitled to paid leave if they work in on-going, regular arrangements.
Glencore is one mining company among many announcing great profits on the back of sharply higher mineral prices since mid-2016.
Australian coal exports reached $60.1 billion in 2017-18, the highest ever level and only just behind iron ore exports at $61.4 billion.
Colombia is one of the resource-rich, conflict-ridden countries favoured by Glencore.
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.
CFMEU members affected by privacy breaches at BHP and Glencore are encouraged to take steps to prevent potential misuse of their personal details following a privacy breach.