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New report shows challenging outlook for gold industry

Long-term forecast of Australia’s mineral production and revenue The outlook for gold: 2017-2057 Report by MinEx Consulting: October 2017 Under the combined support and sponsorship of six government...

Rushed workplace laws risk undermining safety

Rushed workplace laws risk undermining safety The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has grave concerns that rushed changes to workplace health and safety legislation will have the perverse outcome...

Workplace safety an accident waiting to happen.

 
Research released this week has revealed that a staggering 81 per cent of Australian small businesses don’t fully understand their workplace safety obligations.

DID YOU KNOW: Serious Claims

Serious Claims The preliminary data for 2011–12 show there were 3365 successful workers’ compensation claims for serious injury or illness. Over the five years from 2007–08 to 2011–12, the Mining...

Safety Bulletin

Dangerous Incident A fully loaded dump truck lost control on a haul road with the truck’s front wheels going through a windrow. The windrow stopped the truck from going over a 10m drop-off to a small...

Safety Incident Report

High potential incident A shaft winder at an underground mine tripped. It was initially attributed to a communications fault as a result of a flat battery. In the process of arranging a battery...

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