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Middlemount coal emergency response has brought criticism from unions and others

Middlemount Coal acknowledges emergency response

Middlemount Coal has responded to criticisms of emergency response efforts and support for site workers and families. Last week Stephen Smyth District President of the CFMMEU spoke to the ABC...

Workplace Health and Safety CFMEU

CFMEU and Regulator’s convenient relationship

The relationship between the CFMEU and a Queensland workplace health and safety regulator has been labelled a relationship of convenience following reports that the regulator colluded with the CFMEU...

wongawilli colliery mine safety concerns

Mine safety concerns close century old mine

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state authorities have banned mining activities due to mine safety concerns. A number of roof falls, conveyor...

Liebherr truck rollover Mount Arthur

Liebherr rollover at Mount Arthur….again

The NSW Resources Regulator is believed to be investigating an incident that occurred at BHP Mount Arthur mine where a fully loaded Liebherr Haul truck rolled at 11.45pm on Friday night injuring the...

one act play media release north goonyella

CFMEU welcomes Peabody findings but…

Like the Peabody planned staged re-entry to the North Goonyella coal mine, so too has been the staged releases to media surrounding the circumstances of the coal mine fire. On the surface, it looks...

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...