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Metropolitan Coal mine gas investigation continues

The NSW Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into a mine gas incident at Metropolitan Coal Mine, where workers were withdrawn from the underground coal mine after carbon dioxide and...

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ATSB finalises last report on Yandi derailment

The ATSB released their final report on the BHP derailment at Yandi just in time to get ready for their next big assignment. The final report (available here) provides some great learnings for the...

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Treacherous fall leaves mine worker dead in Tasmania

A mine worker has died after falling at an iron ore mine in western Tasmania. Grange Resources has been placed in a trading halt, after one of the contracted staff fell a considerable distance to his...

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BLACK LUNG: Eight cases confirmed

An eighth case of Black Lung disease has been publicly confirmed today, making it the second coal miner in less than a week to be diagnosed with the deadly disease. The contract worker, who has asked...

As many as 12 miners could have black lung, union says

A seventh case of Black Lung disease has been announced this week, with confirmation coming that the latest case is a 55-year-old miner with a long history working in Queensland coal mines. CFMEU...

Serious head laceration leads to investigation

A mine operator received a serious head injury from a damaged roof support strap, prompting an investigation by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit. The incident occurred on January 22 at the...

Explosion at Townsville nickel refinery

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are investigating an explosion at Clive Palmer’s nickel refinery on Tuesday. One of the Townsville refinery’s roasters, used to melt nickel, has been isolated...