Tag: AMMA

Increased drug use poses testing challenges on mine sites

Mining companies are feeling the pressure to manage the impacts of drugs and alcohol in the workplace as recreational drug

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New resources and energy ministers appointed

A reshuffle in the Turnbull Government has seen new resources ministers appointed.  Matt Canavan has been appointed Minister for

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Resources sector farewells industry ‘champions’

Tributes have been flowing this week after the retirement announcements of two resource industry leaders. Former resources and energy

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AMMA calls for union deregistering

Resource industry employer group AMMA has called on the Federal Government to deregister the CFMEU and the MUA after

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CFMEU says AMMA wrong on union membership

Claims by the Australian Mines and Minerals Association and the ABS that union membership in the coal mining industry

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Learning on common ground

The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement may be making headlines for the political debate around foreign labour, but that’s not

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Training for positive workforce cultures

As Queensland’s resource employers navigate challenging market conditions and the wider transition to a more production-focused industry, many workplaces

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Skilling up – The future of training in resources

New skills challenges are emerging across the resource industry as new mega projects make the transition from construction to

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Bill to Stop ‘Manifestly Excessive’ Demands of Unions Introduced to Parliament

A new bill proposing to prevent unions from striking before adequate mediation has occurred and stopping ‘manifestly excessive’ demands

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Labor and Unions Accused of ‘Irresponsible Falsehoods’ Over Skilled Migration

The AMMA has accused the Labor party and unions of spreading ‘irresponsible falsehoods’ regarding what the Australia-China free trade

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