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DID YOU KNOW: Fatalities

Over the five years from 2007–08 to 2011–12, 36 Mining workers died from work-related injuries—21 of which involved a vehicle. The total number of deaths equates to 3.84 fatalities per 100 000...

RESOURCE SUPPLIERS CALL FOR FAIRER TERMS

Seven regional Queensland industry groups and economic development bodies have requested major mining houses review their payment terms for suppliers.  In letters sent to the heads of five major...

Surface mining hazards include Worker slips trips and fall

Mining regulation

The Australian Government does not regulate WHS in the mining industry. WHS in the mining industry is regulated by states and territories. A summary of the WHS regulatory framework for mining is set...

Industry role model for positive mental health programs

New Hope Group has been cast as an industry role model for positively assisting employees to improve their mental health after a Jeebropilly Mine worker’s acceptance speech caught the attention of...

CFMEU Fined Record $2.4 million

The CFMEU and its officials have been hit with record fines of $2.4 million over an unlawful blockade.

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Govt invests $25 M to protect coal workers

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $25 million over the next two years to deliver more reforms to protect the health and safety of the state’s coal workers. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

New hazardous substance regulations for NZ

Many chemicals and fuels used in extractive operations are hazardous and will be controlled from 1st December 2017, by the New Zealand Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations...

Jeebropilly Mine: Medium Employer of the Year

Jeebropilly Mine’s prioritised focus of its workforce’s health and safety is paying dividends with the mine site’s efforts being recognised by the State Government. Jeebropilly Mine has been named...