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Safety News: Around The World

[tabs style=”boxed”] [tab title=”1″] South Africa Four miners were killed at Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine shaft 14 on January 22. The workers died after being trapped...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Hunter Valley mine fined for exceeding blasting limits

The Department of Planning and Environment has fined Hunter Valley Operations Pty Ltd for exceeding approved blasting limits at its Hunter Valley Operations South coal mine. The company must ensure...

Boots out for Workers’ Memorial Day

Australians will be leaving their shoes out to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who never came home from work. The CFMEU has called for members and supporters to put...

Black Lung fight “far from over”

More than 2000 mine workers rallied outside Parliament House in Brisbane today to fight for the protection of Queensland coal workers. Red flags were waving and loud chants were shouted in...

BLACK LUNG: A coal miner’s story

There was a sea of red in front of Parliament House in Brisbane this morning, with union flags waving and chants shouted loudly as workers fought for more action against Black Lung disease. But the...

Miners to protest Black Lung in Brisbane tomorrow

Two hundred coal miners will be protesting in Brisbane tomorrow to call on the government to do more to support jobs and tackle Black Lung disease. CFMEU Mining and Energy Division Queensland...

Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...

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