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Carmichael mine reaches significant milestone

The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard yesterday. Minister for State Development and...

A reasonably fine line

Senior lawyer Melissa Demarco and Partner Shae McCartney discuss reasonable management action versus bullying under the Fair Work Act, and recognising the difference. The bullying and harassment...

Swearing on site for cancer research

It’s common knowledge that our mine sites are filled with the toughest of the tough, and it’s no secret that the odd swear word gets thrown around. While a new Swear Jar campaign to raise money for...

Queensland Nickel environmental authority approved

The Queensland Government has approved the transfer of Queensland Nickel’s environmental authority to Queensland Nickel Sales, the new operator of the Yabulu nickel refinery. Environment Minister Dr...

Third body found after Glencore mine accident

UPDATE: A third body has been recovered from Glencore’s Katanga mine after a geotechnical failure earlier this week. The incident, which occurred on the north wall of the KOV open pit mine...

Two dead, five missing in Glencore mine accident

Two workers are dead and five are missing after a geotechnical failure at Glencore’s Katanga mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday. The failure occurred on the north wall of the KOV...

Long work hours linked to CVD

Working long hours—particularly 46 hours per week or more—may increase the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events such as heart attack, reports a study in the March Journal of...

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