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Safety net tightens for resources workers

Safety net tightens for resources workers

Australia’s toughest mine safety laws take effect from 1st July with executives facing up to 20 years’ jail if Queensland resources sector workers die because of their criminal negligence. Mines...

tackle dust at mines and quarries

New campaign to tackle dust at mines and quarries

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has launched a new awareness campaign to tackle the risk from dust in the workplace, called “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there”. Dust...

Tritton underground haul truck fire prosecution

Underground haul truck fire prosecution commences

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced proceedings against Tritton Resources Pty Ltd, the operator of Tritton Copper Mine, Hermidale, in relation to an underground haul truck fire which occurred...

Skills and workplace reforms will create new jobs

The Morrison Government’s JobMaker package will support a more productive, competitive and flexible minerals industry that will help the sector maximise its contribution to Australia’s economic...

Resources Safety & Health Queensland Mackay

Mine safety and health regulator should be in Mackay

A Queensland MP says that the Queensland Government should make do on its’ pre-election commitment to relocate the mine safety and health regulator to Mackay. Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan today...

ETU welcomes the Board of Inquiry into Grosvenor

The Electrical Trades Union welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement of a Board of Inquiry into the Grosvenor Mine Explosion but called on the State Government and Queensland Resources...