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RESOURCES EXPLORATION

More funding for Queensland exploration

Queensland launches the State Government of $2.5 million in funding for this Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) round. Queensland Exploration Council Chair Kim Wainwright said:...

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws

NSW seeks comment on proposed amendments to WHS laws

The NSW Resources Regulator is seeking comment from interested stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Regulation (WHS...

Mine Inquiry Anglo Grosvenor coal mine

Coal mine inquiry explores catalyst for explosion

A Queensland Coal mining inquiry into the gas explosion at the Anglo-American Grosvenor Coal mine has heard of concerns associated with the use of polyurethane resins (PUR) as a potential ignition...

NEW QLD STANDARD ON POYLYMERIC CHEMICALS

New QLD standard on Polymeric Chemicals

The Queensland Government has released a new standard on the use of Polymeric Chemicals at Queensland mines. The standard will apply to a range of sealing applications at mines as well as general use...

early detection of silicosis

WA amendments to assist early detection of silicosis

The Western Australia Government has made an important change to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 that will increase protections for workers exposed to respirable crystalline...

Updated WHS Regulations

Updates to the WHS Regulations come into effect in SA

A number of changes to the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA) come into effect on 1 January 2021. This includes changes to air monitoring during asbestos removal work, chemical labelling...