Highlands News

Mining maintenance business at Braemar to shut

Appin NSW Colliery Entrance 1

Southern Colliery Maintenance situated at Braemar will be shutting its operations.

It comes after South 32 put the business on notice that it would be terminating its long-standing contract at Appin colliery within weeks.

As a result SCM have told their 126 employees the business will be closing.

CFMEU District Vice President Bob Timbs says many of the workers will have to re - apply for their jobs with another company called WorkPac.

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