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Olive Downs mine

Pembroke’s Olive Downs mine approved in QLD

The Queensland Government recently approved the mining leases of the Olive Downs Coking Coal Project in the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland. Pembroke Resources has worked hard to meet all...

recycle mining truck tyres

BHP recycling mining truck tyres in the Bowen Basin

Up to 30 new jobs will be created in the Bowen Basin as a result of a new partnership between BHP and Novum Energy to recycle mining truck tyres for the first time in Australia. Used earth moving...

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Maternity Workwear | Empowering Women in mining

The number of women in mining has been increasing exponentially over the past decade as the resources sector looks to address specific skills shortages. Maternity workwear is a growing trend and one...

Contractor killed at CQ mine

A 55-year-old man was fatally injured at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine, near Glenden, on Tuesday morning. The contractor was conducting maintenance work at the site’s coal handling and...

Labour hire worker exploitation revealed in court

The exploitation of working people in the Bowen Basin and Queensland’s labour hire industry will be the focus of a Parliamentary hearing in Mackay today. The hearings of the Finance and...

A former coal mine worker is suing Anglo

CQ miner seeks $2.5m after horrific crash

A Central Queensland mine worker is suing three companies for $2.5 million after receiving brain damage in a car crash. Norwich Park machine operator Harold Kerle was driving home to Monto from a...

Film targets safety on Queensland construction sites

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today released a new work safety film targeting young workers and their employers in a bid to cut deaths and injuries on construction sites. The film covers...

Moranbah miner assaulted in sleep to claim compo

A man who was beaten in his sleep at a Moranbah mining camp has been given the go-ahead to apply for compensation. The Industrial Court of Queensland dismissed an appeal by Mackay employer Civeo Pty...