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Fosterville mine

Colleagues, friends reel after mine site death

A rural community is mourning one life lost at a mining operation. Police and WorkSafe Victoria recently launched an investigation into a death at Agnico Eagle Mines’ Fosterville Gold Mine...

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...

Pilgangoora mine

FIFO worker confesses to killing coworker for spying

A remote employee admitted he brawled a colleague to death after suspecting he worked for the national security agency. Troy Adam Hausler confessed to prematurely killing fly-in fly-out coworker...

MATES

TRu MATES are a Force

Suicide prevention charity MATES in Construction and PPE brands TRu Force and Force360 have partnered to support better mental health within our industries. Did you know: construction workers are 6 x...

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...

AMSJ April 2022