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Donald Rabbitt

Coronado faces charges over Donald Rabbit’s death

Coronado Global Resources’ Curragh mine in the Emerald Magistrates Court, Queensland has been charged over the death of Thiess employee Donald Rabbitt on January 12 2020. Mr Rabbitt,  33 years...

Carborough Downs mine

Senior mine managers charged for safety breaches

Two site senior executives have been charged for serious mine safety breaches related to the death of Brad Duxbury at the Carborough Downs Mine. Jeremy Futeran charged with failing to meet health...

fatality conviction

Resources Regulator welcomes fatality conviction

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the $70,000 fine and conviction of Mr Tony Glenn Cummings for an incident that resulted in the death of a worker at Mineral Claim 44507 in the Mulga Rush Opal...

No prosecution over Yallourn power station death

WorkSafe Victoria’s decision not to prosecute over the death of Graeme Edwards at EnergyAustralia’s Yallourn power station two years ago is a denial of justice for Graeme and a blow to workers’...

heat stress

Heat stress death results in $65K fine

An employer has been fined $65,000 associated with a heat stress death of a worker from heat stress in North Queensland. The sole trader who used backpackers to pick produce in the Burdekin area of...

Certificates of Competence processing and exam scheduling delays

Grosvenor inquiry findings delayed

The Board of Inquiry findings into the Grosvenor mine accident have been delayed until 2021 due to legal considerations. In a statement released today by the Queensland Board of Inquiry, Board...

Tritton underground haul truck fire prosecution

Underground haul truck fire prosecution commences

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced proceedings against Tritton Resources Pty Ltd, the operator of Tritton Copper Mine, Hermidale, in relation to an underground haul truck fire which occurred...

Mine manager prosecution target

Mine manager targeted in prosecution

A mine manager formerly at BMA Saraji operation has been targeted for prosecution by the Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy over the death of mineworker Allan Houston in...

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