Escondida strike looms as workers reject offer

Escondida strike looms as workers reject offer

Wage impasse at major copper mine pushes metal price up

Copper News

17 JULY 2018
Simberi workers striking

Simberi workers striking

Workers at St Barbara's Simberi gold mine in Papua New Guinea have launched industrial action, interrupting...

Leadership

13 MARCH 2018
Port Hedland deckhands accept EBA

Port Hedland deckhands accept EBA

TEEKAY Shipping's tugboat deckhands in Port Hedland will receive four weeks of paid leave each year after...

Leadership

11 NOVEMBER 2014
Supervisor strikes today hit BHP Illawarra Coal

Supervisor strikes today hit BHP Illawarra Coal

BHP Billiton's stalemate with mine supervisors at its Illawarra Coal division in New South Wales over...

Leadership

11 JANUARY 2013
BHP takes court action over 'illegal' strike

BHP takes court action over 'illegal' strike

MINING giant BHP Billiton is suing the Maritime Union of Australia, reportedly alleging the union orchestrated...

Leadership

05 JULY 2012
Strike looms for WA company

Strike looms for WA company

CITING a dispute over a new pay deal, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has threatened...

Leadership

24 MAY 2012
Grasberg flags $2.8B process optimisation, workers return

Grasberg flags $2.8B process optimisation, workers return

WORKERS are set to return to the Grasberg copper-gold mine in the Papua province of Indonesia today after...

Leadership

12 JULY 2011
Union unrest explosive in Bowen Basin

Union unrest explosive in Bowen Basin

AN industrial war is brewing in the central Queensland coalfields with a united union front voting on...

Leadership

26 MAY 2011
Strike action threatens Vantage production guidance

Strike action threatens Vantage production guidance

SOUTH African gold producer Vantage Goldfields has warned it could be faced with lower production if...

Gold and Silver News

29 SEPTEMBER 2010
Strikes a possibility for Gold One

Strikes a possibility for Gold One

GOLD One International is facing strikes at its South African operations, where wage negotiations between...

Leadership

17 MARCH 2010
United strike ends

United strike ends

THE four-day strike involving more than 100 miners at the United longwall operation ended yesterday,...

Leadership

15 SEPTEMBER 2009
United strikers

United strikers

MORE than 100 miners will go on strike today at Xstrata's United longwall operation to pressure the company...

Leadership

10 SEPTEMBER 2009