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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...

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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...

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Mining community to honour fallen colleagues online

Queensland’s annual memorial for fallen mine workers will be live streamed online for the general public for the first time in 2020. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said while this years’ service...

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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...

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...