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Orbit Drilling

Employer fined for fatal blow to worker’s head

An exploration and water boring company will pay after a team member died from a serious injury more than two years ago. Orbit Drilling recently pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a...

Clarence Colliery roof collapse

Roof collapse injures multiple coal mine workers

An unstable structure interrupted the lives of two underground coal operation employees. Authorities recently investigated a roof collapse at Centennial Coal’s Clarence Colliery, about 130km...

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Understanding the RPEQ system

In Queensland we have a unique system that requires registration for engineers working in or for Queensland. This is the registered professional engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) system that is...

Curragh Coal Mine

Second coal mine worker dies in less than two years

Authorities are investigating the latest workplace death at a Central Queensland coal operation. Queensland Police, the State Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and more want to know...

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100 per cent FIFO worker ban stays in force

Legislation banning 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces at major mining projects will remain in effect across Queensland. State Deputy Premier Steven Miles confirmed a recent review...

BHP trainees

Employers introduce COVID vaccine mandates

A mining services company and multinational resources giant will force workers to be immunised against coronavirus. Mineral Resources (MinRes) and BHP have confirmed every fly-in fly-out (FIFO) and...

BHP FIFO workers

FIFO workers wanted for vaccine drive

Queensland’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce have been prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination. FIFO employees have been added to the Sunshine State’s 1B priority list, following the recent...

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