Category: Health & Safety

Aurizon train carrying coal

Anti-coal protestor who blocked train was not ‘sane’ says judge

A judge has questioned the mental health of a teenage anti-mining activist who allegedly stepped in front of a

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BHP South Flank landing sunset

Virus outbreak confirmed at metal mines

A severe infection has been diagnosed several times at two mines owned by a multinational resources giant. Six cases

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Man being electrocuted Adobe Stock

New safety code takes aim at unlicensed workers

New rules are hoped to deter dodgy businesses from hiring unlicensed workers to perform dangerous jobs. Only licensed electricians

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Wollongong Coal Wongawilli Colliery

Regulatory ban blamed for mine shutdown costing 45 jobs

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state

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Emergency workers at work fatality Adobe Stock Images

Death toll at work so far this year is 30

Strict Australian work, health and safety practices have failed to stop dozens of deaths on the job, an industry

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Port Hedland Western Australia BHP

Mining giant cops $985M revenue loss from cyclone

A major global resources company has confirmed damage from Tropical Cyclone Veronica will bring up to $985 million in

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Cape Lambert

Mining giant blames Cyclone Veronica for failing to meet contracts

A multinational mining group will not meet its contractual obligations in the aftermath of a cyclone. Rio Tinto has

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Cyclone Trevor Weipa courtesy of Queensland Police

Miners brace for cyclonic double whammy

Mining giants on both the East and West coasts of the nation are preparing for the worst as cyclones

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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

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Queensland Nickel Palmer Refinery

$100M metal project riddled with safety concerns says report

A $100 million nickel refinery recovery project would need to address a huge list of potential hazards if it

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