‘Fly-in Fly-out Workers’ Suffering

A union has called for an end to 100 per cent fly-in fly-out workforces at Queensland mines following a survey that shows the practice leaves employees tired, stressed and fearful about their jobs.


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Pushing The Envelope: Skyscraper Façade Trends

The façade sector is a dynamic, constantly evolving industry driven by a number of...

Published on 25 November 2014
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WA Mining Jobs to Plunge Nearly 20 Per Cent

Western Australia's resources sector will see a sharp contraction in its workforce over the...

Published on 24 November 2014
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Managing the Fire Risks of Timber Frame Structures

Modern timber frame structures have superb environment credentials, are quick and easy to build...

Published on 19 November 2014

BIM Upgrades Australia’s Mining Efficiency

While BIM has yet to emerge as a buzzword within the Australian mining sector,...

Published on 17 November 2014

Industry Briefs


Baird Spruiks $20bn Cash Splash in NSW

Premier Mike Baird has unveiled a $20 billion infrastructure plan just four months out from the...

Published on 26 November 2014

Women Struggling to Rise Up the Ranks

Traditionally male-dominated industries such as mining and energy are doing a better job than other sectors...

Published on 26 November 2014

Tibetan Mega-dam Begins Operation

China has begun generating electricity from Tibet's biggest ever hydropower project, the latest dam development on...

Published on 25 November 2014

Explorer Heron Suffers Second Strike

Mining explorer Heron Resources has been forced to hold a spill of its board of directors...

Published on 25 November 2014