Friday 20th Apr, 2018
Port Hedland. Credit: Southern Cross Maritime

Tug of war: BHP could face Port Hedland battle

Tugboat crews are reportedly preparing a new campaign against BHP over wages and conditions at Port Hedland, almost four years…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock

180-day strike over in WA

Workers at WA’s Griffin Coal mine have voted to accept a cut in pay in order to end a six-month…
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Downer writes off $77m in mining goodwill

Downer has written off the remaining goodwill value of its mining unit, after losing two of its biggest contracts over…
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Photo: Interflour

Interflour boss to depart

Greg Harvey has resigned as CEO of Interflour, the Singapore-based joint venture between Australian grain handler CBH and Indonesian billionaire…
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MUA banners. Photo: Jim Wilson

Merged CFMEU-MUA union would be ‘too big’ to deal with, mining body says

The proposed merger of two of Australia’s biggest unions would create a $150 million super union ‘too big’ to be…
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Port Kembla. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Coal workers shut out at Port Kembla as operator struggles to compete

Roughly 60 workers have been shut out at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, with the terminal’s operator saying unions are…
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Iron ore rock formation. Photo: Shutterstock

McGowan defends rejected Mineral Resources expansion

WA Premier Mark McGowan has defended a decision to block the expansion of Mineral Resources’ mining operation at Yilgarn, despite…
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Gold ingot. Photo: Public Domain

Downer wins $400m gold contract

Engineering and services firm Downer rounded out its 2017 announcing a $400 million deal to provide mining services at the…
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