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Independent reviews into mine safety delayed

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, has labelled the Queensland government’s delay in releasing two independent reviews into mine safety an insult and said the government is...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Queensland Fatal Mining Accidents 2019/20

2019 was a horrific year of fatal mining accidents for the Queensland mining industry. There has been a range of fatal accidents as well as a plethora of high potential incidents that have left mine...

mining safety overhaul for queensland

Mine safety overhaul needed for Queensland

The Queensland LNP Opposition has hit out at the Queensland Government’s lack of action on mine safety following the death of another mineworker at the Curragh mine yesterday saying that...

Young mining will face off against the NSW regulator over breaches of the mining act

Young Mining set to appear in court

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Young Mining Company Pty Ltd for two alleged contraventions of the Mining Act. The Regulator is alleging that Young Mining...

Mining safety regulation changes from 2020

Mining safety regulatory changes for 2020

New mining safety regulation changes are set across some jurisdictions commencing from early January 2020. New South Wales In New South Wales the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites)...

CFMEU angered over gender quota on safety committee

CFMEU angered by safety committee gender bias

An investigation by Brisbane’s Courier-Mail has revealed that the CFMEU slammed the Queensland Government over its’ gender quotas on the State’s Mining Industry Health and Safety...

Bootu mine ground failure

In-pit mining recommences at Bootu Creek

The Northern Territory Government has signed a variation to the authorisation which establishes the conditions for OM Holdings to recommence some in-pit mining at Bootu Creek. In a statement released...