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King Vol mine

Far North Qld mines collapse with $280M in debt

Multiple operations entered insolvency after being unable to cover running expenses. KordaMentha recently began administering the sale of Aurora Metals, which financially collapsed at the end of June...

Harmony workers

Industry mourns mine operator fatality

Colleagues and loved ones are reeling from an underground worker’s death. An operator became the fourth workplace fatality this financial year at Harmony Gold Mining Company’s Tshepong...

Goonyella Riverside Mine

Management approves 105 new permanent coal workers

A resources giant offered dozens of employees more career certainty and remuneration in Central Queensland. BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) recently approved a 4 per cent annual pay rise, $2000 sign-on...

Goonyella Riverside Mine

Mining giants sued for endangering employees

Two resources multinationals were litigated over serious workplace concerns. BHP Coal was recently sued for allegedly failing to manage occupational health and safety risks at the Goonyella Riverside...

Goonyella Riverside Mine

Central Qld mines pause work for permanent shirts

Coal employees will temporarily stop performing duties to demand better job security. The Mining and Energy Union (MEU) recently applied for a protected action ballot order from the Fair Work...

South32 workers

$1B coal expansion cancelled due to weak profits

A multinational mining company abandoned a coal project because it would not generate enough income. South32 recently cancelled its Dendrobium Next Domain (DND) Project at the existing Dendrobium...

Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling and Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

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