News from Tasmania and around the Union.
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:
The CFMEU will run a television advertisement highlighting the plight of almost 200 miners from the Oaky North mine in Central Queensland, who have been locked out by multinational mining giant and
This year has been defined by many hard fought victories, while some major fights continue for the CFMEU and workers in mining and energy.
Long hours, shift work and job insecurity can all put a strain on a worker’s sense of well being and put a lot of stress on relationships, too.