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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...

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.

'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...

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...

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...

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...

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?

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...

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...

Miners realise money doesn't buy happiness

Story Published: 7 Jan 2013

THEY may be among the nation’s highest paid workers, but a third of mine workers don’t last a year in their job, proving...

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