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BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance is preparing to open its second enormous coal mine staffed only by workers who fly in from Cairns and south-east Queensland.

FIFO-only policy may affect other centres, warns mayor

A QUEENSLAND mayor, grappling with two new coal mines operating entirely with out-of-town staff, warns other resource hotspots – they could be next.

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it all adds up just fine The use of 100% FIFO is a treasured option for developers because they can pay lower wages to industry newcomers, speed up their recruitment process and potentially weaken the union influence on workers which means we want...

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