Tag - Blackwater

Finalists Announced For the Resources Awards For Women

Financial security roadshow for resources women

Women working in the resources sector in Rockhampton, Moranbah and Blackwater will learn how to become more financially secure during workshops to be held next week. Helen Baker author of ‘On your...

Central Queenslanders rally for local jobs in Brisbane

Representatives and community members from regional Queensland towns such as Blackwater, Mackay, Dysart and Moranbah will travel to Brisbane today and march on Queensland Parliament to send a message...

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...

Blackwater community rally against BHP cuts

CLOSE to 1000 Blackwater residents gathered in full force last night to discuss BHP’s intention to contract out 300 permanent jobs at the Blackwater coal mine. The small, tight-knit community...

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...