On 16 July 1986 an explosion deep underground took the lives of 12 coal miners.
The union representing coal miners has issued an urgent call on mining companies to redouble their checks on windrows at open cut mines after a spate of safety incidents, including a fatal accident
The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division is urging contract coal miners in the Illawarra region not to sign any employment agreements with PIMS Group, after the project manager backflipped on a deal
Statement from Queensland District President Stephen Smyth
Australia’s biggest coal companies have joined forces to slash mineworkers’ accident pay by a third.
Latest coal industry jobs data shows that coal jobs in NSW are at their highest level in five years, but growth isn’t delivering direct, permanent jobs.
South West District President Andy Honeysett retires at the end of June, ending a long career as an underground coal miner and unionist.
The June 2019 Common Cause has been emailed to members.
Congratulations to Halle Brown and Aimee Williamson, who were among 20 successful applicants for this year’s round of Mineworkers Trust scholarships.