Category: Health & Safety

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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A white dump truck spews black exhaust smoke into a blue sky.

Industry blamed for ignoring emissions reduction tech

The industry not taking emissions reduction technology seriously enough, an internationally renowned engineer has warned. Mathers Hydraulics Technology (MHT)

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Glencore underground mine

Mining giant succumbs to climate change activism

One of the world’s largest diversified resource companies has yielded to mounting pressure from climate change activism, and will

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Mineral Council of Australia at Clermont Qld

Outdated workplace laws must change says industry

Workplace and environmental rules in the resources sector are so dated they are holding the industry back, a body

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North Queensland flood disaster victims offered financial relief

Businesses affected by a delayed monsoon season that brought devastating floods to northern Queensland will receive some much-needed help.

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ventilation

Things To Know About Ventilation As A Hazard In Mining

Even though mining is the safest it has ever been in history, it’s still a dangerous industry to be

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How Gas Ignition Impacts Mining

Some of the deadliest mining incidents in history have been as the result of gas ignition.

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What Was Learned From The Beaconsfield Mine Disaster

One mine disaster in Australia could have been much worse and there were lessons learned that are applied today

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