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

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

'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

MKR miner diners 'annoyed' by fellow contestant

Story Published: 10 Dec 2015

JESSICA from one of the other teams really gets under the Queensland boys' skin in a new My Kitchen Rules sneek peek.

Cooking, Food, Mackay, Miners, Mkr, My Kitchen Rules, Reality Tv

Wage boost for Southern Downs miners despite job cuts

Story Published: 17 Oct 2015

JOB cuts have not stopped a $1 million increase in the total wages of Southern Downs miners, a report has found.

Job Cuts, Miners, Mining, Sector, Southern Downs, Warwick

Footy club helps to foot its injured player's bills

Story Published: 11 May 2015

A SPLIT kneecap could have left Zac Peachey penniless if the Moranbah Miners footy club hadn’t come to his rescue.

Injury, Miners, Moranbah Miners, Moranbah Miners Footy Club, Rugby League, Sport, Work

More miners expected to be diagnosed with Black Lung

Story Published: 15 Jan 2016

MORE miners are expected to be diagnosed with the potentially deadly “black lung disease”, also known as coal miner’s...

Black Lung, Disease, Ipswich, Miners

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

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