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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...

north goonyella investigation

Peabody update on North Goonyella

Peabody have provided an update overnight on the previously reported North Goonyella mine fire and have advised that the Queensland Mines Rescue GAG is now being returned offsite. Peabody says that...

autonomous mining truck safety

Autonomous mining trucks | Are there any limitations?

Last week Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) announced that a range of additional Komatsu and Caterpillar mining trucks will move to autonomous system technology and, it is apparent that more and more...

Moura miners' memorial

Moura miners’ memorial opens today

It’s been a long time coming, but the people of Moura and the families who lost there loved ones in the Kianga, Moura No. 2 & Moura No. 4 Mine Disasters will today open the Moura...

dust disease

CFMEU questions BHP about dust disease at AGM

CFMEU: IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia have questioned BHP regarding its’ “unsustainable and dangerous business...

dust monitoring

CFMEU calls for independent dust monitoring

The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division has called for independent dust monitoring to be conducted by a Queensland Government agency. CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth said...

accident pay

Cut to coal miners accident pay

According to a media release by the CFMEU, the length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work...

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