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Stephen Smyth from the CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland Division

CFMEU wants action on safety

The CFMEU Queensland Division Chief, Stephen Smyth, says he wants more action on safety in the midst of a rising debate regarding a parliamentary inquiry. CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland District...

Jason Tulipan discusses the issues surround FIFO Mental health and mental health issues in the sector

Mental Health within the FIFO Sector – Opinion

Opinion piece By Jason Tulipan on Mental Health in the FIFO Sector and dealing with mental health issues. I am currently a relieving Master and Chief Officer on an offshore tug working off Broome for...

Anglo workers in Queensland participated in Global Safety Day

5000 workers stand down for global safety day

More than 5,000 workers across Anglo American’s operations in Queensland stood down today (10 October) for dedicated discussions on safety, as part of the company’s Global Safety Day program. Each...

High potential incidents in Queensland Mines reach 11500

High potential incidents reach 11500 in Queensland

High potential incidents at Queensland mines have reached 11500 according to the latest information released. The high potential incident records dating back to 2013-2014 reveal a plethora of safety...

Fifo lifestyles survey information is being sought for a new book

Feedback sought for FIFO lifestyles survey

John Toomey is a wellness program provider is conducting research for a new book around FIFO lifestyles and the challenges of working FIFO. He is seeking your support for a survey. John writes…...

A Troy Resources mining project where a geologist has died in a ground control incident

Geologist dead | fall of ground Guyana

A geologist has died during a bench build at an Australian owned Guyana Gold mine. According to local media, the man died at 2.25 am Tuesday morning at the Troy Resources (ASX:TRY) Gold Mine when a 3...

BHP ORE TRAIN railcar at Port Hedland

BHP investigating ore train incident

BHP is investigating an ore train incident that occurred on Saturday at Port Hedland. According to reports, during the ore train incident, a dumper railcar was damaged in the incident which involved...

tailings dam risk management practices could be improved

Tailings dam failure in Brazil Gold mine

Two people have been hospitalised in a tailings dam failure at a Brazil Gold mine. Brazil’s mining regulator confirmed in a statement that a 15m high dam had ruptured at Mato Grosso state, with...

FIFO Mental Health is an emerging issues. Tips to improve mental health for FIFO workers

FIFO mental health

Susie Kindred, Registered Psychologist has some great self-care tips for maintaining FIFO Mental Health. Susie writes….One in five people will experience symptoms of mental illness in any one...