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Saraji miner Allan Houston

Funeral Notice for Saraji Miner Allan Houston

The funeral notice for Saraji miner Allan Houston who was tragically killed in a dozer accident on NYE at the BMA Saraji Mine has been issued. Many of our readers knew Allan (Al) and may wish to pay...

mine safety alert

Mine safety alert | Articulated water truck overturns

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy has issued a mine safety alert regarding a September 2018 incident where a Caterpillar 740B water truck. The alert highlights the need...

union boss

Former union boss takes a swipe at Mines Inspectors

A former CFMEU union boss has taken a swipe at the Queensland Government’s response to a mining safety incident where a worker suffered breathing difficulty in an underground coal mine in...

USA Miner's death

Three USA miners dead in eleven days

Jeff Young from 89.3 WFPL News has highlighted mining safety issues in the USA after three miners died just prior to Christmas. Jeff says….Just a few months ago, the U.S. coal mining industry...

BHP Coal mine safety

CFMEU calls for safety reset across BHP coal mines

The CFMEU has hit out at BHP coal mine safety following the death of dozer operator Allan Houston in a media release issued yesterday. The CFMEU said “The tragic death of mineworker Allan...

saraji mine incident

BMA releases details of Saraji mine incident

BMA has released additional details of the miner who passed away in the tragic incident at Saraji mine on new year’s eve. The Gracemere man passed away following a dozer incident that involved...

The Miner’s Guide to Managing Stress

Mining is an old profession that has only recently been given the respect and credibility that it deserves. It comes with some incredible risks, from cave-ins, to black lung, and as a result can be...

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