The EPMU's Energy & Mining Industry is the section of the EPMU that represents around 2000 New Zealand workers from areas including coal mining, gold mining, iron sand mining, oil exploration and production.
The oil exploration and production industry is currently booming and expected to grow even further in the near future. The only way for oil workers to be sure of a decent share of this growth is to stand together with their workmates for a better deal.
The EPMU has welcomed the Greymouth District Court's decision to find Pike River Coal Ltd guilty of serious health and safety breaches and is calling for the...Read Article
Talk of a Government bailout of Solid Energy is welcome, but must not come at the cost of devastating mining communities, says the union for miners, the...Read Article
The EPMU is welcoming the Pike River implementation plan released today by the Government today. EPMU assistant national secretary Ged O'Connell says the plan is good news for...Read Article