Members of Mackay and Whitsunday councils have spoken out against a 100 per cent FIFO workforce for Queensland coal mines.
A Queensland parliamentary committee will review the use of fly-in fly-out and long-distance commuting for work in the State’s regional areas.
More jobs are to be cut from Wollongong Coal’s Russell Vale coal mine.
Glencore’s West Wallsend coal mine will wind down operations in 2016, months before originally planned.
Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett’s response to the negative backlash from the Government allowing mining work camps at the Wheatstone project is to “get over it”.
The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union is calling for mandatory drug and alcohol testing on Australian building sites.
Santos has awarded UGL a $120 million contract for services at the Curtis Island LNG Facility.
Lead Company: Thiess
Summary: An upgrade and extension to QLDs existing rail system.
Project Progress: Ongoing
Employment throughout the life of the project: 8,000
Total Planned Investment: $1.147 billion
Rio Tinto and Alcoa JV have abandoned plans to construct a bauxite mine at WA’s Mitchell Plateau, instead the area will be part of Australia’s largest national park.
Mining Family Matters (MFM) and Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Networks have partnered up to create a new program aimed at preventing the suicide of FIFO workers.