Is the art of conversation leaving us? Many peeps rock devices nowadays, so why talk to each other? “Shoot me a text or PM.” I have worked on sites with and without mobile phones, it makes a huge difference. We are forced to have intimate gatherings in small spaces at … Read more..
Do Robots Need Humans? Do Humans Need Robots? Dad rang me in a panic. “You will be out of a job. Robots are taking over!” He had just watched the news on autonomous trucks. I said “I bet they didn’t mention the one that crashed into the water cart!” … Read more..
I have worked as an operator in gold and coal mines for over a decade now. Sometimes carting dirt and rock (overburden) sometimes coal or gold/copper (the money makers.) I am a miner, but am I a Real Miner? The Miner definition describes a miner as anyone who works in … Read more..
Finances. $$$$$$ It’s coming up to that time of the year again TAX TIME!! How’s your cash flow? Are you hoping a tax cheque will save you? Many of us have been out of work for a while, be it forced, or choosing to take a VR offered during the … Read more..
“For Miner’s Eyes Only!” Happy New Years!! As usual every man and their dog are talking resolutions and goal setting. Why? The “experts” say it is a good time to have a bit of a reset and start afresh. Things can change throughout the year, and it could be a … Read more..
Mackay/Townsville area listed as 2nd in Australia on the list of biggest binge drinkers. Why do we binge drink? I can tell you why I do. Working away from home, trying to stay safe, keeping your job and earning $$ whilst avoiding sickness and injury. Most would rather … Read more..