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Mining giant accused of inflicting brain damage

A multinational resources company was sued for allegedly damaging a vital human organ in northwest Queensland. Glencore is defending Brisbane ­Supreme Court allegations that a toddler developed brain...

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Employers sued $6.7M for Bowen Basin mine fatality

Grieving colleagues and family members want two mining services companies to pay for a workplace death in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Bradley Hardwick might still be alive if a park...

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FIFO worker confesses to killing coworker for spying

A remote employee admitted he brawled a colleague to death after suspecting he worked for the national security agency. Troy Adam Hausler confessed to prematurely killing fly-in fly-out coworker...

NSW mining company operations remain suspended

Young Mining’s suspension over unpaid environmental rehabilitation security deposits has been upheld in the NSW Supreme Court. The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator said...

Compensation denied to former Moura Mine employee

Compensation has been denied to a former mine employee who swapped shifts with a co-worker on the day of the 1994 Moura Mine disaster. In 2011 the man filed a claim with the Supreme Court of...

Appeal into WA mine death acquittal

WA’s Department of Mines and Petroleum won its appeal against mining contractor HWE Mining Pty Ltd in Perth’s Supreme Court last Friday. The court ordered a retrial after upholding the...

AMSJ April 2022