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Junior Minerals

$100 million funding for junior miners

The Coalition Government will contribute a further $100 million to extend the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) for four more years. Extension of the JMEI program will help to ensure jobs...

independent reviews mine safety

Miners deserve action and the truth

Member for Burdekin and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Affairs, Dale Last, claims Queensland’s mine workers have every right to feel let down by the Palaszczuk government’s lack of action on...

Medusa Mining incident

Medusa Mining worker killed in underground accident

Medusa Mining (MML) has reported the death of a company employee, after a fatal accident occurred at its Philippine operations. The company’s subsidiary, Philsaga Mining, operates the Co-O mine...

Swearing on site for cancer research

It’s common knowledge that our mine sites are filled with the toughest of the tough, and it’s no secret that the odd swear word gets thrown around. While a new Swear Jar campaign to raise money for...

WATCH: FIFO duo lip-sync for Valentine’s Day again

The dynamic Pilbara FIFO lip-syncing duo is back with another Valentine’s Day performance. Jason Allen and Jamie Byers released a video last year of the pair lip-syncing to Whitney...

Inexperienced workers a factor in mine death increase

Speaking at the Department of Mines and Petroleum Mine Safety Roadshow in Geraldton on Tuesday, mine safety inspector Doug Barclay said an influx of inexperienced mine workers is partly to blame for...

South Australian miners focus on mental health

South Australian mining and quarry workers have been armed with key strategies to boost mental wellbeing and prevent suicide as part of an innovative new program to increase resilience in the male...

How Healthy Are Your Lungs? Take the Test

How Healthy Are Your Lungs? Take the Test

Thankfully, the days of miner’s succumbing to the dreaded ‘black lung’ by the age of  30 are far behind us, however lung health is still a very pressing health and safety issue for...

AMSJ April 2022