Union at loggerheads with FMG on rail car asbestos

Fortescue Metals Group’s removal of asbestos from about 3400 Chinese rail cars is being done without sufficient safety precautions, according to the union that represents rail maintenance workers. In 2017 FMG discovered white asbestos in friction wear plates in the suspension systems of 3384 rail cars and reported it to …

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Hotshot Payne takes out par honours

It was a beautiful summer day to play golf on Saturday, and players enjoyed an interesting game sponsored by Karratha Country Club. The par competition is all about pluses and minuses, but ending with 0 is also fine. This round’s winner, with a score of +3, was Mark Payne. He …

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Haydock on following morning inspection | Racing News

Last Updated: 19/01/19 7:26am Haydock – meeting passed inspection Racing goes ahead as planned at Haydock this afternoon after the Merseyside track passed a morning inspection. A check had been called for 7.30am, but clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright was able to give the go-ahead earlier than anticipated, with …

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Western Desert women show softball skills at national comp

A squad of 19 Martu women have returned to their communities after a successful week of exhibition games as part of the National Softball Championships. The women, who were competing for the Ngurra Kujungka Western Desert Shield, played three exhibition games against each other during the week-long tournament. The two …

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