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Mining operators reveal ‘miracle baby’ gender

A couple who work at the same resources site recently used machinery to reveal whether they would have a boy or girl. Operators Chantelle and Louis recently steered a Liebherr 996 digger to dump...

Andrew Forrest

Resources executive mourns family member’s death

A mining magnate farewelled one of his relatives. Donald Forrest, father of Andrew Forrest, recently passed away at the age of 95. The man passed away at the historic Minderoo station, a property...

Carol Nicklette

‘Wise’ mine employee completes 45 years of service

A knowledgable worker spent more than four decades at resources operations. Carol Nicklette recently completed 45 years at BHP’s Mount Newman Mining Company and Nickel West entities. Nicklette...

Kay Orr

Qld coal worker finishes up after 48 years of service

A Bowen Basin mine employee was farewelled after almost five decades in the job. Kay Orr recently retired after serving 48 years at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Blackwater Coal Mine, 217km...

Neville Williams

Qld coal worker celebrates 50 years of service

A Central Queenslander spent half a century at a mining operation in the Isaac region. Neville Williams recently celebrated 50 years of service at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside Coal Mine, 207km...

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Employer offers luxury living to FIFO workers

A mining services company will treat remote employees to a classy lifestyle. Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers will enjoy three times more living space, self-contained amenities and many other perks at...

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