Harlem Shake miners lose jobs

Video Published: 4 Mar 2013

The miners who filmed their take on the Harlem Shake while on a shift at the Agnew gold mine have lost their jobs.

Agnew Gold Mine, Employment, Harlem Shake, Mining, Ohs, Viral Video, Workplace Health And Safety

Gina Rinehart says mining industry used as govt ATM

Video Published: 17 May 2013

Gina Rinehart spoke by video link to the Australian Minerals and Metals Association conference in Melbourne today.

Gina Rinehart, Mining

150 locals not FIFO workers to benefit from Stanmore plan

Story Published: 18 Dec 2015

FIRST in line for the 150 jobs created at a new Stanmore Coal mine will be workers from Moranbah and Mackay.

Coal, Fifo, Golding Contractors, Isaac Plains Coal Mine, Isaac Plains Mine, Mining, Stanmore Coal Mine

Local companies in eye of sharemarket storm

Story Published: 3 Oct 2015

THE stressed Sydney traders might have been the face of a massive dip in the Australian share market this week, but...

China Downturn, Glencore, John Rolfe, Mining, Sharemarket, Stock Exchange, Wicet

Poll finds most want coal mining phased out

Story Published: 17 Dec 2015

A POLL of 1507 Australians has found more than two-thirds of them believe coal mining should be phased out.

Coal, Environment, Great Barrier Reef, Mining

Minister confirms 51yo former miner has Black Lung disease

Story Published: 15 Jan 2016

NATURAL Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham said a 51-year-old electrician who had worked in underground coal mines...

Anthony Lynham, Black Lung, Mackay, Miner, Mining, Queensland

Gympie mum in top 100 list of inspirational mining women

Story Published: 2 Feb 2016

No book on mining would be complete without an entry from Gympie.


Family plans 'lock-on’ CSG protest for Pilliga

Story Published: 19 Jan 2016

A TWEED Heads mother-of-two is planning a ‘family lock-on’

Coal Seam Gas, Csg, Editors Picks, Mining, Protest

Mining giant Vale refuses to discuss black lung cases

Story Published: 22 Jan 2016

A VALE spokesman told the Daily Mercury the company would not comment on how it was responding to the black lung cases.

Black Lung Disease, Mackay, Mining, Queensland, Queensland Resources Council, Vale

Union: Three cases of black lung recorded in three months

Story Published: 1 Dec 2015

CFMEU Queensland district president Stephen Smyth said two of the men had been employees at Vale-owned Carborough Downs...

Central Queensland, Disease, Editors Picks, Health, Mining

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