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MinRes FIFO workers

Resources company improves FIFO conditions

A major mineral producer approved more a favourable employment environment for remote workers. Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) employees will enjoy better conditions while travelling between multiple mine...

Diavik mine

‘Devastating’ FIFO crash kills six workers

Colleagues and loved ones are reeling after multiple remote employees suddenly died in a freak accident. Rio Tinto is assisting authorities in determining exactly how a fly-in fly-out plane crashed...

Groote Eylandt Mine

Axe incident sends mine into lockdown

Deadly weapons forced a multinational mineral producer to declare an emergency shutdown. A group carrying axes recently caused a lockdown at South32’s Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO)...

FIFO workers

FIFO workers stranded due to wage dispute

Remote employees could be stuck due to industrial action. Hundreds of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are expected to be stranded due to an ongoing pay dispute. The Australian Federation of Air Pilots...

FIFO charter plane

FIFO worker accused of sledgehammering woman to death

A former remote employee has been charged with fatally striking a female. Shaun Robert Sturgess was formally accused of instantly killing a woman with a 1.8 kilo sledgehammer in southeast Queensland...