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Category - Health & Safety

BHP worker meeting

Bushfire smoke blamed for poor coal production

A mining giant suffered a blow to its latest production volumes due to smokey haze from dozens of bushfires. BHP has blamed poor air quality for an 11 per cent drop in energy coal production at its...

Bounty Mining

Search begins for new owner of CQ coal mine

A multinational professional services firm has started the sale process for a struggling underground resources company’s coal mine and infrastructure in Central Queensland...


Mining giant accused of six child labour fatalities

A multinational commodity trading and mining company is being sued for the death of half a dozen underage workers in Central Africa. Not-for-profit International Rights Advocates (IRA) is taking...

Anglo American mine deputy Sarah Coughlan

‘Competent’ coal mine worker lands top job

An underground coal mine employee has been promoted to a key role in managing safety at a Central Queensland operation. Anglo American has promoted Sarah Coughlan to mine deputy at the Grosvenor...

Hazelwood Coal Power Station

Coal operator found guilty of endangering its workers

A coal company should have been better prepared for a devastating bushfire that lasted more than a month and put hundreds of people out of work, a court has ruled. The Supreme Court of Victoria has...