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Box flat burial ground

[hr]Located in Swanbank in Ipswich, Queensland, is the now dormant Box Flat colliery. Just over 42 years ago the coal mine was fully operational, having been opened a mere three years prior in 1969 –...

18 Miners Trapped in Latest Turkey Coal Mine Disaster

Turkey is in the news again for all the wrong reasons – eighteen miners are trapped 300 metres below the surface at the Has Sekerler coal mine, near Ermenek, after a burst pipe flooded the mine...

Mine workers wanted for men’s health study

Mine workers from the northern Bowen Basin are being asked to take part in a men’s health study aimed at discovering why men’s health is much poorer than women’s in the Mackay...

Final Week of Safe Work Month

It may be the final week of Safe Work Month for 2014 but there is still plenty happening! Here’s what’s coming up: Tuesday 28 October 10am – Safety on outback stations – A snapshot of the...

LNG plant worker injured in fall at Curtis Island

A worker at Santos’ LNG plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone sustained a number of injuries yesterday in a fall. The Gladstone Observer reports that the 27-year old sustained swollen ankles, a...

Oaky Creek North wins national mines rescue competition

The crew from Oaky Creek North has won the national Mines Rescue Competition held in Central Queensland yesterday. Nine teams competed in the competition from Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania...

Final Report into Ranger Uranium Mine spill released

The final report into the leach tank spill at Ranger uranium mine in the NT late last year has been released, with mine owners, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), given a light rap on the knuckles...

Mining contractor fined $115,000 over death of worker

Mining Contractor, Crushing Services International Pty Ltd (CSI) has been fined $115,000 plus court costs in relation to the death of contracted electrician Kurt Williams on 14 August last year. The...

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