Tag - Blackwater Mine

Blackwater community fights job cuts

The Blackwater community have put their fists up, ready for a fight. The tightknit central Queensland town have been hit with several blows with Wesfarmers announcing 50 permanent jobs would be...

Queensland Resources Council Urges Government To Reject Greens Party Policy

More job cuts for Blackwater mine

Blackwater residents have been delivered yet another blow, after Wesfarmers has announced it would be reducing its Curragh Mine workforce. The operation’s major contractor, Theiss, was advised...

BMA responds to concerned Blackwater residents

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance have said there will be no forced redundancies at its Blackwater Mine in a statement released after the Central Queensland town gathered last night to discuss the...

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine jobs cut this week

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine has begun telling up to 30 permanent workers that their roles will be made redundant today. A spokesperson said workers would be progressively advised of the outcome of the...

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine to axe permanent jobs

Wesfarmers Resources has announced they will axe between 30 and 50 permanent positions from it’s Blackwater Curragh Mine. “Despite achieving significant cost savings over the past 18...

Worker Killed In Vehicle Rollover at Blackwater Mine

Worker Killed In Vehicle Rollover at Blackwater Mine

A worker at BMA’s Blackwater Mine has been killed in a vehicle rollover incident this morning, involving a raptor transporter According to the CQ News, Blackwater and Emerald police have...