Our Central Council has today made some important decisions regarding the future direction of our Division within the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU).
A proposed $32 billion investment in renewable energy contains no plans to support coal power workers or
BHP duds OS workers at Mt Arthur, Latrobe Valley's new coal-to-hydrogen plant, China's import ban and more. Latest news for mining and energy workers in October's Common Cause.
Senator Matt Canavan wrote to the Union saying he was confused about our concerns about casualisation in mining. Queensland District President Stephen Smyth set him straight with this response:
The mining union has slammed South 32 for killing local business, Southern Colliery Maintenance (SCM), due to its current campaign to eliminate all decent employers from its Illawarra sites.
More workers have been told they’ll be forced on to lower pay and conditions on or lose their jobs at South32’s Appin mine as the Miners Union launches a new campaign to protect rights for casual m
The Miners’ Union is calling on the NSW Government to back the revised Tahmoor South mine extension plan put forward by Simec’s Tahmoor Coal.
Today’s anniversary of the 1979 Appin mine disaster is a reminder about the risks taken by underground mineworkers and the importance of putting safety first, the Miners’ Union said today.
Our former General Secretary Andrew Vickers looks back at the historical mine tragedies that have made July such a sad month for coal mining communities.