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Peabody starting to talk on North Goonyella mine fire

In a media release today, Peabody today provided another periodic update on progress to contain impacts of the previously reported fire at the North Goonyella Mine in Queensland. Details of the...

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Free Apps to help miners stay on top of mental health

It seems a little bizarre but there’s just about an app for everything these days. After a week of reading about World Mental Health Day and the importance of maintaining mental health it occurred to...

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Minister calls North Goonyella investigation

The Mackay Daily Mercury has reported this morning that the Queensland Government Minister, responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham has advised he is assembling an expert team ahead of an...

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Australian injury deaths too high

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new report today highlighting trends in injury deaths for the period 1999-2015 across the Australian population. Of particular...

World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day, a day created to shed a more positive light on mental health and to address the fact that one in five Australian are affected by mental illness.   We sat...

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Union in Support of Peabody’s Efforts

The CFMEU has come out in support of Peaboy’s efforts in management of the North Goonyella coal mine fire. CFMEU Safety and Health Inspector Steve Woods said efforts to manage the event were...

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Mine dust victims want companies to pay levy

Mine dust victims are calling on Queensland coal companies to pay a levy on coal production to assist workers afflicted by mine dust diseases. The Mine Dust Victims Group has proposed the coal...

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Re-entry to Pike River Mine to recover 29 bodies

Bringing home the boys from Pike River mine Re-entry to Pike River Mine in the NZ to recover the bodies of 29 miners, who perished in a mine explosion in November 2010, is likely to occur before...

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Mining innovation ideas could win a $1M investment

A Canadian based gold miner is offering up to 1 million dollars (CAD) investment in mining innovation ideas and technologies that will disrupt the way we traditionally undertake a range of mining...

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Goonyella Gossip : Mr Peabody stays silent

OPINION & GOSSIP: It’s been a tumultuous week for Mr Peabody and the gang. Managing a mine fire is not easy business, even if you’re one of the world’s largest and most...

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