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Cement plant dust control case study (3)

Concrete Evidence that the V22 and CURT Eliminates Dust

Beton Lana is a leader in the production of high-quality ready-mixed concrete and the supply of locally sourced inert materials such as sand, gravel and crushed stone. Situated in the industrial area...

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...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the...

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...

Black Lung diagnosis missed by doctors

One of the six Queensland miners with a confirmed case of Black Lung was initially misdiagnosed by a doctor, a panel investigating to re-emergence of the deadly lung disease has found. The...

Silica Dust Causes Health Concerns

Workers exposed to silica dust without adequate respiratory protection are at risk of developing silicosis, a serious lung disease. Silica is a major component in sand, and sand is a principal...