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Industrial manslaughter legislation in Queensland is another silver bullet

20 years in a Queensland prison for mining managers

Proposed new mining industrial manslaughter legislation in Queensland has recommended up to 20 years in prison for mining managers and supervisors found guilty of negligent conduct involving the...

Mineworker fatality at Carborough Downs coal mine

Mineworker fatal incident at Carborough Downs

BREAKING A mineworker has died overnight at the Fitzroy Resources Carborough Downs coal mine near Moranbah in Queensland. Reports say that the mineworker received fatal injuries in an incident at 11...

zero tolerance for quarry safety breaches says the Queensland mines inspectorate

Zero tolerance for unsafe practices

The Queensland Chief Inspector of Mines has warned quarry operators across the state that they have a zero-tolerance for unsafe practices. In a recent news release, the Queensland’s Mines...

gemstone miner dies

Gemstone miner dies near Emerald

UPDATED: A gemstone miner has died at a mine near Emerald in Queensland this morning. The 58-year-old gemstone miner was working in a small mine on private property. Police said that the miner lived...

Dragline Bench failure at Queensland mine

Dragline bench failure incident at Queensland mine

A dragline bench failure incident recently occurred at a major Queensland Mine resulting in operators scrambling to safety. In a brief obtained by AMSJ, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate reported...

Peabody Energy North Goonyella Halloween - Peabody Outlook

Grim outlook for Peabody following mine fire

OPINION The never-ending mine fire saga that’s crippled Peabody Energy’s North Goonyella mine beginning in September 2018 has raised its’ ugly head once again as Peabody has...

High potential incidents in Queensland Mines reach 11500

High potential incidents reach 11500 in Queensland

High potential incidents at Queensland mines have reached 11500 according to the latest information released. The high potential incident records dating back to 2013-2014 reveal a plethora of safety...

Mine safety audites in queensland have been falling behind

Mine safety audits failing in Queensland

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dale Last, believes the current system of mine safety audits for coal mines needs to a “full overhaul” in the wake of figures released today. In...

Resources Safety and Health

Resources Safety & Health Bill

The Queensland Resources Safety & Health Bill has been introduced into Parliament and will be reviewed by the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee...