Australian coal miners to start week-long strike today

Reported by Haydee | 15 Feb, 2012

Over 3,000 coal miners at seven operations in Queensland state-owned coking coal producer commences their week-long strike today. Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) district president, Steve Smyth said that the week-long strike will be the biggest in ten years. Workers coming from the company‚Äôs mines in Goonyella Riverside, Broadmeadow, Peak Downs, Saraji, Norwich …