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Compensation denied to former Moura Mine employee

Compensation has been denied to a former mine employee who swapped shifts with a co-worker on the day of the 1994 Moura Mine disaster. In 2011 the man filed a claim with the Supreme Court of...

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...

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...

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...

Crash on WA’s Goldfields leaves four dead

A devastating crash between a car and a bus carrying mine workers in Western Australia’s Goldfields has resulted in the death of a mother, her two small children and her baby boy. According to...

Free online workplace health and safety presentation

Michelle Baxter, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Safe Work Australia is encouraging safety professionals to tune-in tomorrow to Professor Dennis Else’s free presentation on the history and...

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