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WATCH: CFMEU release mine safety video

Safety at work should always come first. That’s the message the CFMEU are pushing for in their latest infographic-style video. According to the video, 3500 coal mine workers have died in...

Ten shocking alcohol-fuelled workplace accidents

After a long day at work, it is not uncommon to put our feet up and crack open a beer to unwind for the day. In an industry where days are longer than usual, and ‘home’ is an isolated...

Ridgeway mine death prompts employee monitoring

An investigation into the death of a 28-year-old worker at Cadia Ridgeway gold mine on September 6 has recommended regular monitoring of people working alone. The Mine Safety Investigation Unit...

Queenslanders remember at Miners Memorial Day tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Queensland mining community will stop and spare a moment to remember those heroes in hard hats who have died in the mining industry. The 2015 Miners Memorial Day service will be held...

Family friendly roster win for Gorgon employees

Union members voted overwhelmingly in support of a change to the Gorgon roster, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has announced. Ninety-three per cent of members voted ‘yes’ on a...

Mining industry mental health blueprint launched

The Australian mining industry launched a new blueprint to address mental health and wellbeing issues in the workforce, announced by the Minerals Council of Australia last week. The blueprint...

Perth man killed in workplace accident

A man has died in a workplace accident after allegedly being caught in a large industrial mixer in Perth. The 58-year-old process worker’s arm had become trapped at the Klinger Australia...

Safe Work Australia offers free seminars

  Safe Work Australia are offering free health and safety seminars for the month of October. Broadcast daily throughout National Safe Work Month in October, the Virtual Seminar Series showcases...

Mineworkers remembered at Memorial Day Service

Safety in our coalmines as important as ever on the 20th annual Memorial Day Service, to be held by the CFMEU on Sunday. The miners’ union is holding the service, at the CFMEU Cessnock Office from 10...

FIFO workers happy, QRC survey says

A new Queensland Resources Council survey of resource industry workers shows four out of five employees would not change where they live even if they were given the opportunity. The survey of 1832...

Anglo Vows Safety Review Before Re-Opening Grasstree Mine

WA mine worker killed after truck rollover

A mine worker has died at a Western Australian mine site after a truck rollover yesterday afternoon. A Department of Mines and Petroleum spokesman said there were no other vehicles involved in the...

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