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Submerged vehicle

Qld coal operator sinks in underwater pit

A mine worker learnt the hard way to check depth before entering water bodies. Authorities recently examined how a dozer became partially submerged at a coal operation in Central Queensland’s...

Broken pipe

Employer blamed for worker crushed to death

A national contractor failed to maintain a safe employment environment, killing a team member on the job. Hansen Yuncken recently entered into an enforceable undertaking after two large steel pipes...

Pembroke Resources

Central Qld coal mine invites suppliers

Pembroke Resources recently invited suppliers to its $1 billion Olive Downs Coking Coal Project, 40km southeast of Moranbah. The following procurement opportunities have been advertised: water...

New Hope Group

$896M coal mine reopening fast tracked

A coal revival will be accelerated in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The State Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water recently approved the $896 million New Acland Coal...

Samarco

Claims against mining giant soar to $65B

Damages sought against a multinational resources company dramatically jumped. A compensation claim against BHP Group recently rose 620 per cent to 36 billion Pounds (A$65.3B) including interest...

Water bottle fire

Water bottles cause fire at mine

Liquid containers were responsible for creating a workplace hazard, authorities found. Investigators recently blamed a fire on improperly stored water at an undisclosed mining operation in South...