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Fortescue Metals Group COVID-19 testing

Western Australian health authorities say they have not approved mandatory coronavirus self-testing for Fortescue Metals Group fly-in, fly-out workers. All FIFO staff and contractors are required to...

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Come-a-long incident costs miners $176K in fines

Rema Tip Top Material Processing (Rema) and Chichester Metals Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (FMG) have been fined $112,000 and $64,000 respectively in Perth Magistrates...

AMWU at loggerheads with FMG over rail wagon asbestos

The AMWU has hit out at Fortescue Metals Group over the removal of white asbestos (contained in friction wear plates in train bogies) contained in 3384  rail wagons imported from China. According to...

Mine workers injured in Pilbara collision

Two men were seriously injured last Thursday afternoon, after a collison 200km south of Port Hedland in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. According to reports, a Toyota Hilux contractor truck...

Bushfire at Christmas Creek mine

Volunteer firefighters were called in to control a bushfire at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine in the Pilbara last Thursday night. According to The West Australian the fire was sparked by a...

Mine companies seek to advertise Indigenous only jobs

A major resources industry group is calling on the federal government to relax laws preventing mine companies from advertising Indigenous only jobs. Executive Director of the AMMA, Scott Barklamb...

Christmas Creek mine put on notice over fatality

The Department of Mines and Petroleum today issued special directions ensuring that the Fortescue Metals Group tightens safety procedures following yesterday’s fatal incident at the Christmas Creek...