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Report into Queensland mine fatalities underwhelms

OPINION …Like many others who have witnessed the increasing rate of fatalities in the Queensland mining industry, today I eagerly awaited the delivery of a report entitled Review of all fatal...

four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Queensland Fatal Mining Accidents 2019/20

2019 was a horrific year of fatal mining accidents for the Queensland mining industry. There has been a range of fatal accidents as well as a plethora of high potential incidents that have left mine...

legal privilege may affect safety information sharing

Legal privilege & safety

Dr Ray Parkin OAM shares his thoughts on the impacts of Legal Privilege on mine safety practice and the potential legal privilege implications as industrial manslaughter laws are introduced by the...

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...

Coal mine worker died in fitzroy resources fatality

Fitzroy Resources confirms mine fatality

Fitzroy Resources has confirmed a mine fatality at the Carborough Downs mine. A 57-year-old long term employee of the Carborough Downs mine was fatally injured at 11.50 pm last night. Mineworkers...

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...