Metropolitan Mine has recently clocked up 130 years in operation – that makes it the oldest coal mine operating in Australia.
We would like to pay our respects to Merv Mahon, who sadly died over the weekend.
The CFMEU Mining and Energy division has welcomed the decision by AGL Energy to decline an offer by Alinta Energy to purchase the Liddell Power Station.
In a major victory for Australian workers, charges against two CFMEU Victorian Construction officials were dramatically dropped at the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court this morning.
In separate incidents on the same day, a staggering total of 23 mine workers were killed and 11 injured in horrific mine accidents in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on 5 May.
Today we received this Media Release from our mining industry super fund:
Ongoing lockouts of workers by multinational backed owners of the Port Kembla Coal Terminal have been condemned by the union as unnecessary and heavy handed.
Bushy Tail Caravan Park is located in Jervis Bay, NSW and is proudly owned and managed by our Union's South Western District.
The CFMEU has condemned today’s move by the shareholders of the Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) to lockout 60 employees, effectively suspending them without pay, from this Sunday night.