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Australian mining jobs stay strong during pandemic

Australian mining jobs have stayed strong during the COVID-19 pandemic with Western Australia and Queensland leading the way, according to an independent study undertaken by technology firm CoverCard...

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Western Areas quarterly activity report for FY20

Western Areas (“WSA” or the “Company”) (ASX: WSA) is pleased to provide the June Quarterly Activity report. Highlights: Odysseus underground mine development preparing for fresh decline take-off...

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FIFO and the effects on family life

When compared to other parents, partners of FIFO workers experience higher levels of stress. FIFO workers are often working away from home for four to six weeks at any one time. Studies have also...

The key to getting more out of FIFO

If you’ve recently started working a high paying FIFO job, you may be excited to be finally earning decent money, however with earning big dollars comes responsibilities. If you’ve never had a high...

THIESS AWARDED A$300M SANGATTA EXPANSION CONTRACT

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a A$300 million contract by Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) to expand operations at Sangatta coal mine in East Kalimantan, Indonesia...

Sea creature named after FIFO workers

A new nudibranch species discovered off the Western Australian coast has been named after fly-in fly-out workers. The Moridilla fifo is a brightly coloured orange sea slug, likened to mine workers...

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R U OK? launch FIFO mental health campaign

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is urging workmates to support one another before they hit rock bottom, as part of a new campaign aimed at mental health in the fly-in, fly-out mining industry...

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FIFO partners more likely to be depressed, study says

Partners of fly-in fly-out workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of...