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FIFO workers blamed for unruly behaviour

Fly-in fly-out mining workers have been blamed for presenting a risk of unruly behaviour on flights, according to the Australian Institute of Criminology. The report ‘Responding to unruly airline passengers’ said intoxication was a significant factor for problem passengers, in a trend which although on the decline, could still be traced to some key risk … Continue reading FIFO workers blamed for unruly behaviour

Newmont acts on bribery allegations

Allegations of bribery have led Newmont to review its compliance with US foreign bribery law. “We occasionally identify or are apprised of information or allegations that certain employees, affiliates, agents or associated persons may have engaged in unlawful conduct for which we might be held responsible,” Newmont said in its quarterly statement. “We are conducting … Continue reading Newmont acts on bribery allegations

Worker injured at Drayton

A worker has been airlifted from the Drayton coal mine after he was injured in a safety incident. It is understood the 44 year-old worker was thrown around the cabin of his bulldozer, and may have suffered a pelvic fracture. Newcastle Herald reported he was in a stable condition.