News from Northern Mining & NSW Energy District and around the Union.
November 14 marks the anniversary of the 1996 Gretley disaster, when an inrush of water tragically killed 4 underground mineworkers.
BHP faces community backlash if the introduction of autonomous vehicles at its Goonyella Riverside coal mine leads to job losses, the Miners Union said today.
Social media is a popular way to reconnect with old school friends (yep, even the ones you lost touch with on purpose) and share pics of your dream holiday.
Secret BHP footage, ads target wage-cutting, coal industry myth-busting and more in the September Common Cause.
The District Office will be employing an Administration Trainee commencing in December 2019 for completion by December 2020.
Hundreds of workers from Boggabri Coal have walked off the job for 48 hours and attended a mass meeting in Gunnedah to stand up for pay and conditions in line with coal miners in other regions.
CFMEU 24th Annual Memorial Day Service, Cessnock
Sunday 8 September 2019
To stand here with you today, for my first time as Labor leader, is a sombre honour.
The Miners Union has today launched an ad campaign calling out BHP for dishonestly offering ‘BHP jobs’ to coal miners through shelf companies established for a dollar last year.
Mineworkers at Boggabri Coal Mine have walked off the job for a second day in a row in their bid to restore fair pay and conditions at the open cut mine in NSW’s Gunnedah Basin.
When the Oakdale mine closed in 1999, workers were left with millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements. A determined campaign, including a national strike, led to a $6.3 million payout.