Mining companies operating in Western Australia are encouraging interstate fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers to move locally during the COVID-19 outbreak, but some including Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue
There are lots of questions about the impacts of Covid-19 on FIFO workers. Workplace safety, living conditions, travel arrangements and border crossing are all important issues.
The mining industry should continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, but mining companies must ramp up measures to protect worker and community safety, the Miners’ Union said today.
Mining and energy workers are continuing to work through the COVID-19 outbreak.
Major mining companies must meet their responsibilities to workers and their communities during COVID-19 Pandemic
Mining companies must act to prevent Covid-19 fallout; billion dollar hit from labour hire wage-cutting and more. Read the latest news for mining and energy workers.
On March 23, 1887 the Bulli colliery blew up, killing 81 mineworkers. It was one of Australia’s worst industrial disasters.
A new report by the McKell Institute has found that hundreds of millions of dollars is being lost from key mining region economies every year as a result of the widespread replacement of permanent