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Mine safety and health regulator should be in Mackay

A Queensland MP says that the Queensland Government should make do on its’ pre-election commitment to relocate the mine safety and health regulator to Mackay. Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan today...

Capturing green house gas emissions

Scientists from James Cook University are developing a novel biofilter that converts greenhouse gas emissions from coal mines into oxygen and biomass, writes Kirsten Heimann. Given the long term...

Mining labourers red hot on Qld safety heat map

The Mining and Construction Labour sector is one of the worst performers on Work Safe Queensland’s recently released ‘safety heat map’ that shows the relative harm by occupation and...

Hundreds gather in Townsville for Miners Memorial Day

Hundreds of people have gathered to honour the lives of more than 1470 workers killed during three centuries of mining in Queensland. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said he...

AMSJ April 2022