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four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Mine Inspection failure another mark against Lynham

“Tip-offs” of unannounced mine safety inspections, questions over the adequacy of emergency services in mining communities and evidence of Minister Lynham’s inaction have led Queensland’s...

zero tolerance for quarry safety breaches says the Queensland mines inspectorate

Zero tolerance for unsafe practices

The Queensland Chief Inspector of Mines has warned quarry operators across the state that they have a zero-tolerance for unsafe practices. In a recent news release, the Queensland’s Mines...

BHP Saraji leadership team members stood down

Two members of BHP Saraji engineering leadership team have been reportedly suspended after providing false and misleading information to a mines inspector. UPDATED 12/12/2019 IMPORTANT: THIS CONTENT...

Queensland mines inspection

Queensland mines inspection slashed

New figures obtained by the LNP show that the Palaszczuk Labor Government has slashed the number of mine inspections in Queensland by more than 500 a year. The answer to an Opposition question-on...

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Mount Mulligan mine disaster

The Mount Mulligan mine disaster of 1921 shocked the nation and brought about badly needed changes to legislation. Mine safety professionals across the country were forced to reassess their attitude...

mine fire

Coal mine fire building at North Goonyella

BREAKING NEWS: An underground mine fire is reportedly increasing in intensity at the North Goonyella Mine near Moranbah and an explosion is highly possible. Unofficial reports tonight say that there...