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Budget 2016: ‘A blueprint for growth’

The following is a statement from Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Brendan Pearson regarding the Federal Budget.    The 2016 Federal Budget is a strong pro-growth budget. It...

Haul trucks pretty in pink for breast cancer

The Roy Hill Project, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, is turning pink for breast cancer awareness. Roy Hill have unveiled the first three pink haul trucks to raise awareness for breast...

Safety News: Around The World

[tabs style=”boxed”] [tab title=”1″] South Africa Four miners were killed at Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine shaft 14 on January 22. The workers died after being trapped...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Hunter Valley mine fined for exceeding blasting limits

The Department of Planning and Environment has fined Hunter Valley Operations Pty Ltd for exceeding approved blasting limits at its Hunter Valley Operations South coal mine. The company must ensure...

Boots out for Workers’ Memorial Day

Australians will be leaving their shoes out to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who never came home from work. The CFMEU has called for members and supporters to put...

Black Lung fight “far from over”

More than 2000 mine workers rallied outside Parliament House in Brisbane today to fight for the protection of Queensland coal workers. Red flags were waving and loud chants were shouted in...

BLACK LUNG: A coal miner’s story

There was a sea of red in front of Parliament House in Brisbane this morning, with union flags waving and chants shouted loudly as workers fought for more action against Black Lung disease. But the...

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