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Wheatstone food quality slammed on social media

Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG Project has come under fire on social media, with workers posting images of food served up with a side of insects. On the Facebook page, FIFO Construction Workers 3/1...

Workers trapped after Chinese mine collapse dead

Eleven workers trapped underground in a coal mine collapse have died, authorities in central China said yesterday. According to a statement from Yulin city’s propaganda department, the miners...

NT begins $1b clean-up of legacy mines

The Northern Territory has begun a $1 billion clean-up of legacy mines with plans to attract more mining for northern development. Redbank copper mine, in the Gulf Country, is a legacy mine and has...

Train carrying sulphuric acid derails in north-west QLD

A two-kilometre exclusion zone has been set after a freight train carrying about 819,000 litres of sulphuric acid derailed 20km east of Julia Creek, on Sunday. All 26 carriages were derailed in the...

Near miss when pick-and-carry crane rolls over

The importance of workers being properly trained and holding necessary licences has been highlighted after a pick-and-carry crane rolled on a mine site. In November, an articulated, pick-and-carry...

Chinese mine owner kills himself after fatal collapse

An owner of a Chinese gypsum mine has committed suicide two days after the mine collapsed, killing one worker and trapping 17. The mine owner, Ma Congbo, was assisting rescue efforts when he jumped...

Top 10 articles of 2015

As another huge year in the mining and resources industry comes to an end, we have compiled a list of the 10 most popular mine safety stories of 2015.   10. Workers evacuated from...

CFMEU launch Black Lung campaign

With up to nine suspected cases of Black Lung feared in Queensland, the CFMEU have kicked off a campaign to see an end to the deadly disease. CFMEU Queensland Mining and Energy division President...

Worker seriously injured during pressure test

A worker was seriously injured while performing a pressure test on a length of plastic pipe. According to a safety alert by the NSW Chief Inspector of Mines, a pipe blanking cap struck...

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