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BHP Billiton has FIFO plans for Red Hill mine

COMMUNITIES could again be banned from applying for up to 3500 jobs as hulking coal miner BHP Billiton pushes to use thousands of workers on forced fly-in, fly-out arrangements to build then operate its proposed mine.

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I know of at least four Mackay-based mining types commuting to the Pilbara (WA). Perhaps if the CFMEU had not shut down every BHP mine in Queensland a couple of years ago on bogus safety grounds, attitudes might be a little different. Moranbah...

GaryDoggett from Brisbane


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