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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...

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Dusting off the truth for miners

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, has called on the Palaszczuk government to publicly release records from cabinet and other government entities that detail the...

Queensland mine safety inquiry

Former coal manager joins inquiry board

 A former coal miner-turned-senior mine safety executive will join the Queensland board of inquiry investigating recent methane gas incidents in the State’s underground coal mines. Mines Minister Dr...

Grosvenor mine | Peeling back the onion

OPINION I, like many others in and out of the industry, have gained a sense of uneasiness from Anglo American’s latest debacle with the Grosvenor mine. The recent gas explosion that left five people...

Queensland mine safety inquiry

Finding the bottom line for mine safety in Queensland

OPINION The recent Grosvenor mine explosion near Moranbah in Central Queensland has once again refocussed public attention on mine safety in the State. Frankly, though I’m exhausted that the...

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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...