glencore hunter valley

Glencore plans to lay off contractors in Hunter Valley

Glencore, the world’s biggest thermal coal trader, said on Monday it plans to lay off contractors at its coal operations in Hunter Valley, Australia’s New South Wales state due to due to ‘prolonged’...

A touching letter from a miners wife

Letter from a miners wife to Middlemount Coal

In the fallout from the Middlemount tragedy, there are people across the wider mining industry hurting pretty badly. They’re also asking…why? Why did a husband, father, son, uncle die in...

roadblock sign following bolter miner incident

Report into bolter miner deaths in NSW Coalfields

Two mine workers were killed in a bolter miner accident during a pressure burst. At 9.05 pm on 15 April 2014, James Mitchell (49) and Phillip Grant (35) died when a major rib/sidewall pressure burst...

AMSJ April 2022