A number of Queensland mine workers could be operating under false qualifications, forcing the Department of Natural Mines and Resources to issue a safety warning to mining companies.
Winding up its voluntary redundancy scheme, Gujarat NRE is preparing to sack ten workers through forced redundancies.
As the construction phase for the Curtis Island LNG projects winds up, local businesses are being schooled on how to diversify in order to gain work in the second phase of the gas boom.
Looking to leave a horror year behind, Gujarat NRE is planning to change its name to Wollongong Coal Ltd.
Production has restarted at Glencore’s Collinsville mine after a closure of more than four months.
The Maritime Union of Australia says it is seeking a pay rise of 22 per cent over four years for those working in support roles for the offshore oil and gas industry.
Gujarat NRE said it needs to cut a further 13 jobs to keep its operations viable.
The Greens have accused the CSG industry of abandoning its workers after Arrow Energy cut 250 jobs from its Queensland operations this week as it attempts to manage costs.
Bucking the trend of posting mining jobs in an online vertical for people to spend hours trolling through, Alkane Resources have come up with an innovative approach to filling future jobs at its proposed operations.
The issue of drug testing isn’t just about protecting one individual but everyone they come into contact with on a mine site.
Employees at Broken Hill’s Perilya mine have rejected a proposed freeze on pay rises.
More than 5000 emails opposed to Rio Tinto’s proposed expansion of Warkworth mine have been received by the Planning Assessment Commission this week.
47 voluntary redundancy packages have been signed off by Gujarat NRE as the company implements plans to cut its workforce by 20 per cent.
The Hillgrove gold mine will look to employ more than 1000 people from the Armidale area, with plans to restart operations at the site in March.
It is estimated 1700 people are now working on Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project as the next phase of construction ramps up ahead of debt package deals.
Women working in the mining industry will have more chance to network after two of the sector’s key support groups joined forces.
The Australian Workers Union expressed fears over the weekend that Alcoa may shut its Point Henry refinery sooner rather than later.
The CFMEU has vowed to continue its fight against multi-national miner Glencore after claims only four locals have been given their jobs back at Collinsville mine.
Alcoa has reportedly given up trying to secure subsidies from the Victorian or federal governments.
Employees at Broken Hill’s Perilya mine will start voting on whether to accept a company proposal which will see workers sacrifice $1.8 million in wage increases promised for 2014.