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.
Miners on the West Coast have been told today that 135 jobs will definitely be lost at Solid Energy’s Stockton coal mine. The news comes after consultation ended...Read Article
137 jobs will be lost at the Stockton coal mine on the West Coast due to low coal prices, a high Kiwi dollar, and serious mismanagement of...Read Article
It is disgraceful that charges against the former CEO of Pike River Coal have been dropped, says the union for miners, the EPMU. Peter Whittall faced 12 charges...Read Article