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FWC deals fatal blow to BHP’s OS agreements

BHP’s sneaky attempt to avoid negotiating with its large new Operations Services in-house labour hire workforce has come unstuck with the Fair Work Commission reaffirming that two Enterprise...

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...

Turkish mine

A day in the life of a Turkish Miner

It’s great to find perspective on our management of work safety and working conditions in the Australian mining industry. We are often critical of our own efforts to manage safety and balance...

black lung mineworkers CWP

BLACK LUNG: Eight cases confirmed

An eighth case of Black Lung disease has been publicly confirmed today, making it the second coal miner in less than a week to be diagnosed with the deadly disease. The contract worker, who has asked...

As many as 12 miners could have black lung, union says

A seventh case of Black Lung disease has been announced this week, with confirmation coming that the latest case is a 55-year-old miner with a long history working in Queensland coal mines. CFMEU...

BREAKING: Seventh coal miner diagnosed with black lung

Another Queensland coal worker has been diagnosed with coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bringing the number of confirmed cases to seven. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham told...

AMSJ April 2022