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Samarco

Mining giants offer $39B in compensation

Victims of a catastrophic resources infrastructure failure could be reimbursed for further damages. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture recently increased their compensation offer for the 2015...

Russell Vale coal landslide

Authority ‘satisfied’ with coal landslide response

A struggling mining company is unlikely to be penalised after large volumes of product became scattered across a nearby town. Authorities recently revealed they would not fine Wollongong Resources...

Christmas mine truck lights

Coal producer supports Christmas light spectacular

A fossil fuel company helped Central Queenslanders celebrate the festive season. Bravus Mining and Resources recently sponsored Rockhampton’s Lights of Christmas spectacular. The week-long...

Solomon Hub

Employer accused of inciting dozens of fights

A mineral producer allegedly caused people to physically assault each other near a major operation, a court heard. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) was recently accused of dividing the Yindjibarndi...

FIFO charter plane

FIFO worker accused of sledgehammering woman to death

A former remote employee has been charged with fatally striking a female. Shaun Robert Sturgess was formally accused of instantly killing a woman with a 1.8 kilo sledgehammer in southeast Queensland...

FIFO charter plane

Remote employee did not take jab before mass attack

A fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker skipped his medication multiple times prior to assaulting seven people. Authorities recently confirmed Ashley Dean Fildes did not have antipsychotic drugs for nearly...