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Heavy Metal Kids Are Very Resourceful

A newborn infant will need a lifetime supply of: • 800 pounds of lead • 750 pounds of zinc • 1,500 pounds of copper • 3,593 pounds of aluminum • 32,700 pounds of iron • 26,550 pounds of clays •...

Size Matters: The Big Boys of Mining

In the world of mining, it doesn’t get much bigger than this: The Biggest Open Cast, Hand Dug Mine in the World: The Big Hole of Kimberly, South Africa The Big Hole of Kimberly was dug by hand...

Surviving Christmas: A Practical Guide for FIFO Families

Spoil yourself, focus on the positives and give to others! They’re among a host of expert tips aimed at helping fly-in, fly-out workers survive Christmas away from their loved ones. Mining Family...

Unions criticise industry for denying FIFO suicide link

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union secretary Steve McCartney has criticised WA’s Chamber of Mines and Energy for denying that a link exists between the FIFO lifestyle and an increased...

Singleton – A better future

Singleton is a vibrant and diverse regional town, located at the centre of the Hunter Valley, 200km North West of Sydney and 75km from Newcastle via the newly opened Hunter Expressway. With a...