Category - Dust Suppresssion

CFMEU Mining and Energy protest at BHP in Melbourne 2-19

Number of Queenslanders diagnosed with black lung soars

An industry body mainly representing coal mine workers is devastated to learn the number of Queenslanders diagnosed with black lung disease has reached an all-time high. More than 100 Queenslanders...

Townsville Alpins Weir (courtesy of Phil H-Townsville Flood Updates 2019-Facebook)

Contractors sought for North Queensland flood recovery

Suppliers are invited to register their contact details to assist with the clean-up effort after the North Queensland floods. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is keen to...

Infrastructure revival planned for $950m coal project

A Queensland resource producer will spend nearly three-quarters of its project capital expenditure on reviving a 131km-long transport corridor in the state’s South Burnett region. If a...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

A new study has revealed coal dust in the ocean can kill coral and slow the growth of seagrasses and fish. “Corals exposed to the highest concentrations of coal dust died within two weeks,” says...

BREAKING: Seventh coal miner diagnosed with black lung

Another Queensland coal worker has been diagnosed with coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bringing the number of confirmed cases to seven. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham told...

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