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Mine Safety Levies Western Australia

WA mine safety levy reduced

The Western Australian Government is reducing the Mines Safety Levy by 20 per cent from July 1, 2020 to provide relief to mining companies during the COVID-19 Crisis. Mines and Petroleum Minister...

risks extended rosters FIFO workers

NOPSEMA issues warning regarding extended roster risks

NOPSEMA, Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Safety regulator has issued a warning regarding the potential health and safety risks associated with modified or extended roster arrangements...

Queensland mine safety commissioner's report

Mine Safety Commissioner’s tragic tale of woe

OPINION The Queensland Mine Safety Commissioner has released Queensland’s scorecard for 2018–19 on mining safety this week. Any way you look at it, it’s fundamentally a scorecard written...

Origin power station dust

Origin cops fine over dust emissions

The Environment Protection Authority has fined Origin Energy Eraring Pty Ltd $15,000 over alleged dust emissions from the Eraring Power Station at Lake Macquarie in October last year. EPA Regional...

mine safety complaints

Safety-related complaints increase in Queensland

Mining safety complaints to the mining safety regulator have risen substantially in Queensland according to the Minister responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham. Dr Lynham said today that...

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