The growth of casualisation in mining means women are being let go rather than supported when they fall pregnant.
Mineworkers, unionists, politicians, industry representatives and family members gathered to pay their respects to those killed on the district’s coalfields at the Northern Mining and NSW Energy Di
By Peter Colley, National Research Director
The proud history of the Miners’ Union is kept alive by our active network of retired members.
Mining companies are breaching the law by pushing costs for medical assessments and safety gear on to workers.
On 1 September 1923 a fire and explosions at Bellbird Colliery in the Hunter Valley caused the deaths of 21 underground coal miners.
The CFMEU has made more progress this week in our fight against exploitation of casual labour hire workers in the mining industry.
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.