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Moranbah Mine Explosion

MORANBAH MINE EXPLOSION UPDATE – The CFMEU’s Stephen Smyth said this morning that the union believed there had been an ignition in the tailgate area of the Grosvenor mine that engulfed...

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Five critically injured in a mine explosion

BREAKING NEWS Five people are critically injured following an underground explosion at a mine worksite on Goonyella Road Moranbah. The incident reportedly occurred around 3.15 pm this afternoon while...

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Unions clarify position on quarantine at mining camps

The AWU and the CFMEU have clarified the position of unions associated with potential mining camp quarantining of workers. The two powerful mining unions believe that the quarantining workers in...

Queensland mining safety legsilation

Queensland mining safety bill may weaken safety culture

The Queensland Government’s push for changes to mining safety legislation has come under fire from big miners, individuals and a range of leading organisations that will be responsible for applying...

Stephen smyth of cfmeu mining and energy queensland calls for global safety standards for dust

Call for global safety standards to protect mineworkers

A mining safety conference hosted by the CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland District has called for global safety standards to protect mineworkers from dust diseases. Mining is a multinational...

CFMEU supports reviewinto Queensland fatalities

Brady report revelations supported by CFMEU

The CFMEU says that the major report into Queensland mining fatalities released in Parliament warns that more workers will die unless the industry comprehensively changes its approach to safety...

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