Category - LEGAL SPEAK

Westwood coal train wreck

Employer charged for Central Qld coal fatality

A state-run company was formally accused of neglecting health and safety obligations, resulting in death. The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) recently filed three charges after a...


Claims against mining giant soar to $65B

Damages sought against a multinational resources company dramatically jumped. A compensation claim against BHP Group recently rose 620 per cent to 36 billion Pounds (A$65.3B) including interest...

NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Anti-mining whistleblower fired for being uncooperative

Authorities terminated an informant who accused some resources approvals of being unlawful. Rebecca Connor was dismissed from her mining titles operations manager job, after complaining about the New...

Iron Bridge accommodation village

Mining contractors sued for allegedly shady purchasing

Resources suppliers have been accused of secretly conspiring during the tendering process. Two contractors were recently sued at the Federal Court for alleged bid rigging and price fixing. The...