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CFMEU angered over gender quota on safety committee

CFMEU angered by safety committee gender bias

An investigation by Brisbane’s Courier-Mail has revealed that the CFMEU slammed the Queensland Government over its’ gender quotas on the State’s Mining Industry Health and Safety...

Mining Automation displacing workers

Thoughts on automation displacing workers

The recent moves by miners to automate mining equipment through technology has created significant debate among mineworkers regarding the loss of jobs and the impacts on regional communities...

cfmeu mining and energy queensland Stephen Smyth talks on the automation of mining trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

CFMEU says 340 jobs will go at Goonyella Riverside

The CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth says that 340 jobs will go at the BMA Goonyella Riverside mine as the automation of mining trucks rolls out. Alarmingly, he has also...

Moranbah Miners Memorial

Moranbah Miner’s Memorial opens

The Moranbah Miner’s memorial has been officially opened last Friday by a range of dignatories and mineworkers from across the Isaac region. The memorial pays tribute to the thirteen...

BHP OPerational services was discussed during the meeting

BHP defends operational services model

BHP executives have sought to defend its’ move to the BHP Operational Services model at the company’s AGM in Sydney this morning after unionists criticised high turnover rates and...

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...