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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...

FIFO accommodation camp

Resources giant loses Qld accommodation rights case

A mining multinational failed to defend new housing arrangements that allegedly impacted on Queensland workers. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently ruled BHP cannot remove employee rights in...

Andrew Forrest

Resources executive mourns family member’s death

A mining magnate farewelled one of his relatives. Donald Forrest, father of Andrew Forrest, recently passed away at the age of 95. The man passed away at the historic Minderoo station, a property...

Kay Orr

Qld coal worker finishes up after 48 years of service

A Bowen Basin mine employee was farewelled after almost five decades in the job. Kay Orr recently retired after serving 48 years at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Blackwater Coal Mine, 217km...

Warrawandu Accommodation Village

Mining giant spends $300M on worker accommodation

A resources multinational made a major investment in employee conditions. BHP recently upgraded 10,756 rooms across 13 accommodation villages. The proponent revealed it sourced everything from...

Neville Williams

Qld coal worker celebrates 50 years of service

A Central Queenslander spent half a century at a mining operation in the Isaac region. Neville Williams recently celebrated 50 years of service at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside Coal Mine, 207km...