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Frontline Action on Coal activists Franz James Dowling and Kyle Magee

Anti-mining activist fined and jailed for dumping coal

An environmental protestor learnt the hard way there are consequences for carelessly disposing of unwanted minerals. Kyle Magee thought it was a good idea to block a freight train from Bravus Mining...

Prominent Hill underground mine

Worker fatality delivers pay cut for mining boss

Management at a modern resources company paid for a workplace tragedy. OZ Minerals confirmed its chief executive lost nearly 40 per cent of his short-term incentive (STI) award due to a recent...

State Emergency Service

National emergency declared for Queensland, NSW

Parts of the East Coast are officially in danger and require immediate action. The Federal Government will declare a national emergency for flood-affected parts of Queensland and New South Wales...

Qube workers

Former bosses win unfair dismissal case at Fair Work

Multiple leaders were harshly, unjustly or unreasonably fired from a resources infrastructure company, a watchdog found. The Fair Work Commission recently ruled six shift managers were unfairly...

WBHO workers

Resources contractor collapses due to pandemic

A foreign-backed mining services company is under review after failing to meet financial obligations. South Africa-headquartered WBHO Infrastructure and 17 other entities recently collapsed and...

Hard hats underground mine

Number of work fatalities drops across industry

Fewer mine workers died on the job nation according to a federally funded national policy agency. The total number of workplace fatalities across the resources sector fell 28.6 per cent to five...

Appin Coal Colliery

Outbreak forces coal workers into isolation

Mine employees had no choice but to physically separate themselves from colleagues due to a growing number of infections at one coal operation. At least 17 workers have tested positive to coronavirus...

Star Aviation plane

FIFO charter plane makes ‘scary’ emergency landing

A company flight was forced to make an emergency landing after an equipment malfunction. The Star Aviation, twin-turbo propeller aircraft recently experienced a landing indicator problem while...

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