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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...

Safety reset

Mine safety still fails to achieve targets

Whilst welcoming the reduction in fatalities and serious accidents in Queensland’s mines, Member for Burdekin, Dale Last, said the most recent annual performance report for Resources Safety and...

Falls from walkways and platforms

Falls from walkways and platforms

The Queensland Coal Mines Inspector safety bulletin has released two incidents regarding coal mine workers (CMW) have fallen through a mesh walkway and a mesh platform. In both incidents the coal...

fires

Fire on RC drill rig from compressed air system

Queensland Mineral Mines & Quarries Inspectorate has released a safety alert regarding a fire incident that occurred on an RC drill rig from the compressed air system. On 3rd February 2021, a...

independent reviews mine safety

Miners deserve action and the truth

Member for Burdekin and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Affairs, Dale Last, claims Queensland’s mine workers have every right to feel let down by the Palaszczuk government’s lack of action on...

explosion in a truck cabin

Explosion in truck cabin in underground mine

Queensland Resources Safety & Health has released an incident report regarding a mine worker being seriously burned in an explosion in a truck cabin. On 11 January 2021, a serious accident...

board of inquiry mining safety

Board of inquiry report…yawn

OPINION If you’re looking for inspiration on improving the safety in Queensland underground coal mines, you won’t find it in the preliminary report by the Queensland Board of Inquiry...

AMSJ April 2022