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BMA’s expansion plans flares up 100% FIFO debate
Editorial
19/02/14 - The debate around the use of 100 per cent FIFO workforces has heated up as BMA forges ahead with plans to expand two coal mines in central Queensland.
Batgirl shuts down Boggabri coal mine
Editorial
19/02/14 - Activists dressed in bat suit costumes have shut down Idemistu’s Boggabri coal mine.
Financial kickbacks hurting Hunter Valley health services
Editorial
19/02/14 - An occupational health service provider owned by the CFMEU and the NSW Minerals Council has been accused of providing mining companies with kickbacks.
Free rugby tickets have no bearing on mine expansion approval: MPs
Editorial
14/02/14 - Queensland state and federal MPs have come under fire for attending rugby matches as guests of New Hope Group.
120 jobs snapped up at Blair Athol mine
Editorial
14/02/14 - Of the 2100 applications received for work at Blair Athol mine, a lucky 120 people have been offered positions at the operation.
Coal mine opportunities for Singleton businesses
Editorial
07/02/14 - The Singleton Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting at Rio Tinto’s Mt Thorley-Warkworth mine.
Gujarat NRE to sack 10 coal mine workers
Editorial
07/02/14 - Winding up its voluntary redundancy scheme, Gujarat NRE is preparing to sack ten workers through forced redundancies.
Council angry at Ipswich open cut coal mine approval
Editorial
07/02/14 - A new coal mine five kilometres from the centre of Ipswich has been given environmental approval.
Protesters clash with Whitehaven Coal workers at Boggabri office
Editorial
30/01/14 - Protesters clashed with staff at Whitehaven Coal’s Boggabri office yesterday as anti-mining activism took a violent turn.
Traditional Owners launch petition to protect sacred sites at Maules Creek mine project
Editorial
30/01/14 - Gomeroi Elders have launched State and Commonwealth Parliamentary petitions to urgently halt work at Maules Creek mine project.
Four arrested as Maules Creek mine protest intensifies
Editorial
30/01/14 - NSW Police have used a cherry picker to dismantle a massive tripod and rescue its occupant as tensions at the Maules Creek mine protest intensify.
Glencore’s Collinsville mine restarts production after four-month hiatus
Editorial
30/01/14 - Production has restarted at Glencore’s Collinsville mine after a closure of more than four months.

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