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Unison Jasper

Workers exploited on bulk carrier

The bulk carrier Unison Jasper was bringing alumina to the Tomago Aluminium smelter when it was detained by authorities in the Port of Newcastle following allegations that crew members were abused...

Anglo refuses to rule out hiring armed guards

German Creek miners are concerned Anglo American will employ armed security guards to intimidate workers striking at the Middlemount mine, according to the CMFEU. The union wrote to Anglo American’s...

173 workers killed in 2015

More than 170 workers have been killed at work in 2015, according to Safe Work Australia statistics. The data, collected up until December 1, revealed 173 people had died at work, including 23 in...

miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

Falling concrete slab kills two construction workers

Two construction workers have been crushed to death by a falling concrete slab in Perth. The incident occurred at a work site in East Perth just after 11.30am, according to Perth Now.  Emergency...

FIFO Workers

FIFO workers happy, QRC survey says

A new Queensland Resources Council survey of resource industry workers shows four out of five employees would not change where they live even if they were given the opportunity. The survey of 1832...

Earthmoving company pretty in pink for charity

An earthmoving company has painted one of their machines bright pink in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Dunns Earthmoving, a leading provider of...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC