Students try life as a tradie

Story Published: 20 May 2017

21 local students have been learning what it's like to be a tradie on a BHP mine site this week.

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YOUR SAY: Is FIFO a threat to the mental health of miners?

Story Published: 1 May 2017

IF you're working in the mines on a fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) basis, a Queensland researcher studying depression and...

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Coal miner struck by lung disease

Story Published: 28 Apr 2017

Another Queensland coal miner has been diagnosed after inhaling excessive coal dust on the job

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Unions fight on for miners' uncapped redundancies

Story Published: 16 Feb 2017

Federal Court the next step to challenge Fair Work decision

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Celebrated miner fired for not reporting safety breach

Story Published: 9 Feb 2017

Two miners survive using dozer in explosive misfire exclusion zone but both lose their jobs

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Miners memorial columns go up

Video Published: 10 Nov 2016

Mayor Paul Pisasale was onsite as concrete was poured to create the columns at the Ipswich and Rosewood Coal Miners...

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Miners to be remembered at memorial day

Story Published: 19 Sep 2016

MINERS who lost their lives will be remembered at a Miners Memorial Day service in Moranbah today.

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Miners get gold in Grand Final victory over Magpies

Story Published: 17 Jul 2016

WOMEN'S A-Grade Grand Final comes down to wire with only two points separating the teams.

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Minister praises Mercury’s campaign

Story Published: 14 Jul 2016

Keeping the spotlight on black lung disease has helped remind workers to get checked out for the deadly disease.

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Green groups call for inquiry into miners and pollies

Story Published: 30 Jun 2016

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have called for a public inquiry into the influence of the mining industry on Queensland...

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