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Health checks for mineworkers

Qld mineworker mandatory health checks

Queensland will introduce free, mandatory lung health checks for a broad range of mine workers in the metalliferous and quarry sector from today. While the mandatory health checks had been previously...

Queensland coal mining man in old coal mine

Nothing to see here in Queensland mines

The Queensland Coal Mine Inquiry is peeling back a range of factors related to the Grosvenor Coal mine incident. Some should alarm underground mine workers, mine operators and the Queensland...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Mine Inspection failure another mark against Lynham

“Tip-offs” of unannounced mine safety inspections, questions over the adequacy of emergency services in mining communities and evidence of Minister Lynham’s inaction have led Queensland’s...

Dale Last Opposition Mine Safety / natural resources and mines Spokesperson Queensland

MP angered over responses to mine safety

Mining companies, contractors and the mines regulators have been put on notice by Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, following day two of the Ministerial Board of Inquiry...

toughest mine safety and health system

Mine safety regulator’s ineffective systems

The Grosvenor Mine explosion has begun to unravel some interesting facts about the State of Queensland’s mining safety regulator. As I watched the inquiry unfold yesterday, I was truly shocked...

Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry

Queensland Board of Inquiry calls witnesses

The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry has called an extensive list of witnesses from Government, Unions and Anglo American to provide evidence in surrounding the underground gas explosion at...