Possible cuts to diesel fuel rebate

Story Published: 19 Sep 2012

RUMOURS have been circulating that the Federal Government may be considering cuts to the diesel fuel rebate used mainly by...

Cuts, Diesel Fuel Rebate, Farmers, Miners

'Little chance of finding bodies' as mine re-entry approved

Story Published: 3 Sep 2013

THERE is little chance of recovering the bodies of the Pike River miners, the NZ government warned after today approving a...

Editors Picks, Miners, Mining, Pike River

Influx of miners to Whitsundays

Story Published: 5 Jan 2012

THE Whitsunday region is perfectly positioned to become a mining hub for the Galilee Basin.

Galilee Basin, Mike Brunker, Miners, Mining, Whitsunday

Mine bans Jack3d supplement

Story Published: 13 Jan 2012

THE pre-training supplement known as Jack3d has been banned at a Bowen Basin mine after reports workers were using the...

Ban, Bowen Basin, Deedi, Diet, Health Risks, Jack3D, Miners, Supplement

Gas sensor failed to alert

Story Published: 10 Feb 2012

THE Pike River Mine relied on a gas sensor that was in a “sad state of repair”, before the explosion that killed 29 miners...

Explosion, Gas Sensor, Miners, Pike River Mine

Rehearsal puts FIFO actor on stage

Story Published: 6 Sep 2012

FLY-IN-FLY-OUT miners are nothing new, but have you ever heard of a FIFO actor?

Acting, Fly-In Fly-Out, Miners, Theatre

Food options tempt miners while they are out at work

Story Published: 28 Oct 2013

WEDGES topped with gravy, vegetables glistening with oil – this is the type of food that is served to miners living in...

Food, Health, Miners, Mining, Weight

CFMEU: Why weren't foreigners sacked before locals?

Story Published: 5 Aug 2014

WITH hundreds of people losing jobs in the coal sector, the CFMEU says it’s bewildering foreign workers were not being let...

Coal, Editors Picks, Foreign, Jobs, Miners, Union

More than 100 miners sacked from Moranbah mine site

Story Published: 19 Dec 2012

A WEEK before Christmas, 108 contract workers at Central Queensland’s Isaac Plains Mine near Moranbah have been told their...

Isaac Plains Mine, Job Losses, Miners, Moranbah, Sackings

Harlem shake video on site costs WA miners their jobs

Story Published: 4 Mar 2013

A GROUP of workers from Barminco and Hahn Electrical Contracting were fired for their involvement in a re-enactment of the...

Harlem Shake, Miners, Wa, Youtube

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