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meghalaya mine accident

Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

Simtars in India

Queensland Government’s Simtars launches into India

The Indian Government and Prime Minister Narendra Modhi have given approval to the cabinet for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Queensland Government’s Safety in Mines...

ammonium nitrate trucking

Government sues ammonium nitrate trucking company

The Queensland State government has commenced an action against an ammonium nitrate trucking company for almost $8 million in damages following a road train explosion in 2014 near Charleville. The...

union boss

Former union boss takes a swipe at Mines Inspectors

A former CFMEU union boss has taken a swipe at the Queensland Government’s response to a mining safety incident where a worker suffered breathing difficulty in an underground coal mine in...

North Goonyella mine

Peabody silent while witch hunt continues

STORY UPDATED 26/10/2018 Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU), the Queensland Government and the CFMEU have remained tight lipped regarding the future of the North Goonyella mine following the underground mine...

mine fire

When is a mine fire, a REAL mine fire?  North Goonyella

Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen (H2) levels in Peabody’s North Goonyella mine reached significant levels indicating a mine fire on the 25th September 2018 according to industry sources. Industry...

north goonyella coal mine fire

Union in Support of Peabody’s Efforts

The CFMEU has come out in support of Peaboy’s efforts in management of the North Goonyella coal mine fire. CFMEU Safety and Health Inspector Steve Woods said efforts to manage the event were...

safety management systems should assist management

BLACK LUNG: X-rays to be “double-checked”

The Queensland Government has launched a boosted x-ray screening system, which will see coal miners’ x-rays “double-checked” overseas. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

A spontaneous combustion event at Moura No. 2 mine resulted in disaster

Funding for Moura miners’ memorial

Thirty years after the tragic Moura mine disaster, the Queensland Government has announced they will contribute to the building of the Moura Miners’ Memorial. Minister for State Development and...

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