Tag - job cuts

460 workers cut from Darwin LNG project

At least 460 workers at Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin have been axed, construction contractor JKC has confirmed. JKC confirmed workers would be cut at the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG...

Anglo American to cut 90 workers from coal mine

Up to 90 workers are Anglo American’s German Creek coal mine are expected to be made redundant. The forced redundancies are allegedly not related to ongoing strikes at the Middlemount mine...

Axe Job Loss Mining

Waiting for the Axe to Fall

Uncertainty is a crippling and debilitating thing, and sadly these days many people are finding themselves in exactly that state in the workplace, Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland’s Tony...

Mining industry to lose 50,000 more jobs

The mining downturn is not over yet, with the National Australia Bank predicting 50,000 more jobs are likely to be shed. The NAB Group Economics report, The Mining ‘Cliff’ – How far have we...

Labour hire worker exploitation revealed in court

The exploitation of working people in the Bowen Basin and Queensland’s labour hire industry will be the focus of a Parliamentary hearing in Mackay today. The hearings of the Finance and...

CFMEU calls to end casualisation in mining industry

The CFMEU have put pressure on the Government to ensure job security in the Queensland mining industry. The union pointed out that despite coal production increasing by 50 million tonnes since 2011...

BHP “simplification” leads to management cuts

BHP Billiton today announced a new “simplified” operating model to accelerate productivity and create a more agile company “ready to respond to the challenges and opportunities...

Anglo American to cut 85,000 mining jobs globally

Anglo American has announced a “radical portfolio restructuring” which includes 85,000 jobs slashed globally. The massive overhaul will see the workforce shrink from 135,000 to 50,000 as...