Tag - BMA

Hundreds of mining jobs up for grabs in Bowen Basin

A multinational mining company is hiring hundreds of new staff for its mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) will employ about 200 people at its Peak Downs and Saraji...

BMA negotiates new Enterprise Agreement

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has commenced the process of renegotiating the BMA Enterprise Agreement 2012 that covers over 2000 employees at five of its Bowen Basin mines. The Agreement...

Central Queensland mine jobs “under threat”

Mining giant BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance has refused to rule out contracting out its entire permanent workforce at its Bowen Basin mines, including Peak Downs, Saraji and Goonyella Riverside...

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...

Red Hill project given environmental approval

The proposed Red Hill Mining project in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been given environmental approval by the Federal Government, after receiving State Government approval last month...

Safety campaign stickers banned from miners helmets

Workers at Queensland coal mines will wear safety stickers on their work gear today as part of a Day of Action to promote safety in their workplaces, despite this being banned by many employers...

New mine approval to create 3500 jobs in CQ

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s Red Hill Mining project, near Moranbah, will need to make hundreds of jobs available for locals as well as fly-in, fly-out workers under a new independent...

Downer awarded $100 million mining contract with BHP

Downer EDI Ltd announced it has been awarded a contract with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance for the provision of mining services at the Blackwater coal mine in Central Queensland. The two-year...

BMA Crinum Mine prepares to close this month

After twenty years, BMA’s Crinum Development Team bid farewell, prior to the mine closing it’s doors later this month. BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s Crinum Mine will shortly cease...