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Coal Services worker

Keeping miners safe for 40 years

This year, Coal Mines Technical Services (CMTS) celebrates 40 years of helping to protect miners from risk. We take a look at how the business has grown from being a support function to Mines Rescue...

Worksafe coal inspector

Employee prank backfires with work site explosion

One mischievous act violently shattered a work site. Authorities recently investigated why an employee thought it would be funny to blow up his workplace. In August 2022 subcontractor Vuksich and...

Glencore coal

Mining giant converts southern Qld coal to renewables

A resources producer will transition a Surat Basin operation away from fossil fuels to eco friendlier alternatives. Glencore recently confirmed a new direction for its Wandoan Coal Project, 278km...

Surat Basin operation

Leaks, failed pressure tests reported to authority

Officials were urged to investigate why flammable fossil fuels allegedly escaped containment in the Western Downs region. Resources Safety and Health Queensland recently received reports of multiple...

Peabody Energy mine

Mining giant penalised for ‘dangerous’ coal mine

A multinational resources producer was widely criticised for failing to provide a safe work environment. A Peabody Energy entity was recently penalised after management did not stop work after...

Cadia mine

Mining giant evacuates workers due to ‘instability’

A multinational mineral producer ordered every employee to leave their posts immediately at a Central West operation. Newcrest Mining recently evacuated underground workers at its Cadia Hill Mine in...