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Roy Hill accommodation

FIFO employees demand end to ‘draconian’ lockdown

Remote workers urged their employer to unconditionally free them from arbitrary isolation at mine accommodation. Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) employees want to be released from a continuing lockdown at...

Manigurr-Ma Camp

Drink limit imposed due to poor work environment

Employers will restrict the number of alcoholic beverages workers consume after widespread complaints about substandard conditions. Several companies will impose a daily four-drink cap and takeaway...

FIFO charter plane

Employer cracks down on stressed, isolated FIFO workers

A major resources producer and mental health service will relieve remote mine employees of psychological pressure and loneliness. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently partnered up with Happiness Co...

Rio Tinto female worker

Mining giant comes clean about poor work conditions

A multinational resources company has confessed to providing a substandard environment to employees. Rio Tinto confirmed 28.2 per cent of females and 6.7 per cent of males recently experienced sexual...

Granites Gold Mine

Mine sites report multiple FIFO staff tested positive

Remote employees became infected with a highly contagious disease at multiple mining operations. Newmont Corporation and South32 reported numerous fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers recently tested...

AMSJ April 2022