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ammonium nitrate trucking

Government sues ammonium nitrate trucking company

The Queensland State government has commenced an action against an ammonium nitrate trucking company for almost $8 million in damages following a road train explosion in 2014 near Charleville. The...

Heavy Vehicle National Law

Heavy vehicle national law impacts safety professionals

Following changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law late last year, there is some confusion as well as a number of common misunderstandings within the transport industry about certain OHS-related...

saraji mine

Department launches investigation into Saraji Incident

In the lead up to the funeral of miner Allan Houston next Monday, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate has announced an investigation into the incident that claimed his life at the BMA Saraji Mine on...

union boss

Former union boss takes a swipe at Mines Inspectors

A former CFMEU union boss has taken a swipe at the Queensland Government’s response to a mining safety incident where a worker suffered breathing difficulty in an underground coal mine in...

Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health Kate Dupreez

Queensland Commissioner for mine safety and health

Queensland’s newest Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health is no stranger to mining, with more than a decade of hands-on industry experience. Kate du Preez spoke to AMSJ in April 2018 and outlined...

Ground Control

Your comments needed on Ground Control

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking public comment on a suite of guidance materials developed for ground control for WA mining operations. The department has...

Industry leaders talk mining health & safety

Mining industry leaders across Western Australia have gathered to talk mining health & safety. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston officially opened the Department of Mines, Industry...

Sustainable development goals are critical for Australia's future

How Can Mining Become More Sustainable?

Environmental sustainability is vital for the survival of future generations and in an industry like mining, which has been impacting the earth for centuries, its well beyond due that global...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC