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Miner Death: Yandicoogina mine worker in Pilbara

Rio Tinto has confirmed the death of a man in his early 50s at their Pilbara mine site in Western Australia. The worker died at its Yandicoogina iron ore mine, following a serious incident at the...

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VICTORIAN WOMEN IN RESOURCES AWARDS

A senior commercial manager, a mining engineer and a company that undertakes monthly gender pay gap analysis have taken out top honours at the first Victorian Women in Resources Awards last night.

REDUCE ENERGY COSTS AND BOOST RELIABILITY

The Minerals Council of Australia strongly supports the Turnbull Government’s decision to ask the Australian Electricity Market Operator to investigate how best to ensure the continued supply of low...

$8.64 million for new biorefinery and jobs for Mackay

The Palaszczuk Government has announced $8.64 million assistance for Mackay’s proposed $50 million biorefinery to help accelerate the project’s development and construction. Treasurer Curtis Pitt...

Rio Tinto Weipa Indigenous employment award

Rio Tinto’s Weipa bauxite mine has won the ‘Best Company Indigenous Employment and Training Initiative’ award at the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Indigenous Awards, which were held in Brisbane...

Power plan to bridge gap: farmers and miners

Remote mining projects in farming areas could soon access baseload electricity from biomass plants powered by straw. Yorke Biomass Energy is building a demonstration plant in South Australia to...

Aurecon CEO Giam Swiegers

Consulting firm boss stays on promoting stability

A global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm will focus on stability says the firm’s global head who will stay on. Giam Swiegers believes his time is not up yet as Aurecon’s...

Coal mine workers fight 43% pay cut

A Western Australian mining community have protested in Perth outside the Fair Work Commission last week over wage cuts of 43 per cent for maintenance employees. The Collie community protest marked...

Labour hire worker exploitation revealed in court

The exploitation of working people in the Bowen Basin and Queensland’s labour hire industry will be the focus of a Parliamentary hearing in Mackay today. The hearings of the Finance and...

FIFO

FIFO Life Hacks: Part One

Working remotely on a mine site thousands of kilometres away from home can be hard, both physically and mentally. We have compiled a list of FIFO Life Hacks to make camp life a little easier for our...