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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...

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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...

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KCGM announces safety award winners with grant

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) has awarded the Komatsu team, the process maintenance team and the Mt Charlotte underground mine team for their safety innovation ideas with a $12,000 safety...

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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...

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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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