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'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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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?

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...

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...

Thousands needed to run mines

Story Published: 2 Oct 2012

MORE than 13,000 machine operators, 6000 graduates and more than 7000 tradies will be needed by 2015 to keep Queensland's...

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...


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