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NSW Mining Women in mining award winners announced

NSW Mining Women in Mining Awards

BHP’s Sarah Withell has been named as the Exceptional Woman in the NSW Mining Women in Mining Awards at a ceremony last week. The NSW Women in Mining Awards recognize the contribution women...

Two-Month Long Strike at Alcoa Ends

Alcoa and the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) have reached an agreement after a two-month long strike at the miner’s operations in Western Australia.

New Hope forces substandard agreement to a vote

New Hope has taken steps to stop negotiations and push a sub-standard Enterprise Agreement out to a vote of its workers. The Agreement would result in inequality in pay and conditions at their West...

Preparing Financially for the Imminent Downturn

For the first time in many years, the global mining forecast is looking fairly good, however, for those working in the mining industry across the globe, there are many things that continue to make...

New code helps mine sites plan for emergencies

Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston has officially launched the Emergency management for Western Australian mines code of practice. Since mining operations can be potentially hazardous, and...