Category: Miners Are People Too

Intensive effort underway to save 350 jobs at Tahmoor

After 350 colliery workers were told the mine would close and they would lose their jobs last year, Mining Company

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Mining towns will survive: new report

Despite the mining boom coming to an end, a new report says mining towns will find a way to

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CQ miner slammed as 100+ workers stood down unpaid

A BLACKWATER mining company that has left more than 100 workers in limbo for the next two months has

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Mining town sings Christmas carol to feed families affected by closure

When South Yorkshire’s Hatfield Main Colliery closed its doors for good, miners from the British countryside town banded together

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Depressed miner

Spending Christmas alone? How to cope with loneliness

Loneliness at Christmas is common in the mining and energy industries, especially among fly-in fly-out workers. QMEB has found

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Illegal fireworks warning issued ahead of holidays

Authorities warn using illegal fireworks this festive season could be dangerous. WorkSafe and the Country Fire Authority (CFA) recently urged holidayers

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Gun and bullets

Union stoush becomes ballistic with gunfire

The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) headquarters has fallen victim to a gun attack. Police are investigating after

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Underground mine jobs

Jobseekers beware of fake job website

Mine workers who are desperate for work have become the unfortunate victims of a fake job website. Consumer Protection

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Mine truck rolls over landing driver in hospital

A metal mine worker is critically injured after a horror truck accident in Central Queensland. A 56-year-old Townsville man rolled one

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Census 2016 to include onsite mining and energy workers

Whether you are at home or onsite, Australians will be completing the 2016 Census on August 9. The 2016

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