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Created Tue 31/03/2015, Last Updated Tue 31/03/2015

Large block of stone falls 25 metres from Grocon site

A large block of stone has plummeted 25 metres from a Grocon building site at Martin Place in the second near-miss at the busy CBD site in just under two months.

The accident happened at the busiest time of day and according to CFMEU Safety Co-ordinator Mick Preston it is pure luck no one was killed.

The stone narrowly missed six workers on its way down and caused extensive damage to scaffolding before it landed just centimetres inside the site boundary.

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As a member of the CFMEU, you get access to a whole range of special deals from ME Bank
Created Fri 27/03/2015, Last Updated Fri 27/03/2015

ME Bank is offering some fantastic deals to CFMEU members

Did you know that, as a member of the CFMEU, you get access to a whole range of special deals from ME Bank?

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Created Thu 26/03/2015, Last Updated Thu 26/03/2015

CFMEU proposal for new impairment policy includes drug and alcohol testing

The CFMEU construction division is today announcing its proposal for an impairment policy in the industry. The policy – which for the first time includes a proposal for drug and alcohol testing - focuses on safety in the workplace.

CFMEU National Construction Secretary Dave Noonan said the union was consulting with the membership about the policy and stressed that testing was just one component of their proposal. “