Monthly Archives: November 2013

World Coal News

Rio shuts Gove refinery

Rio Tinto has announced it is stopping production at its Gove alumina refinery in the Northern Territory, determining the operation is unviable in the current economic climate.

Miner defends its bullying processes amid breach of care allegations

Jellinbah Resources say it is committed to ensuring workers at its mines receive support in the face of bullying amid allegations a woman suffered serious psychological damage due to racial abuse on site.

WesTrac sacks 60 apprentices, union claims 457 workers stay on

Amongst the hundreds of job cuts WesTrac has made this month, the Australian Manufacturing Workers union says dozens of first and second year apprentices have lost their jobs.