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Underground coal mine drowning

Poor ventilation kills underground coal employee

Ineffective air circulation took a subterranean mine worker’s life, an investigation found. Authorities recently examined why Christopher Finley drowned to death at Twin State Mining’s...

Winchester South coal mine

New $1B Bowen Basin coal mine approved

A mining project one step closer to construction in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. The State Department of Environment, Science and Innovation recently granted an environmental authority...


Mining giants ordered to pay $14B in compensation

Multinational resources companies were urged to settle multi-billion debts in relation to a catastrophic failure. BHP, Vale and their Samarco joint venture should pay compensation for the 2015...

Pembroke Resources

Central Qld coal mine invites suppliers

A resources producer is keen to hear from prospective tenderers in Queensland’s Isaac region. Pembroke Resources recently invited suppliers to its $1 billion Olive Downs Coking Coal Project...

New Hope Group

$896M coal mine reopening fast tracked

A coal revival will be accelerated in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The State Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water recently approved the $896 million New Acland Coal...


Claims against mining giant soar to $65B

Damages sought against a multinational resources company dramatically jumped. A compensation claim against BHP Group recently rose 620 per cent to 36 billion Pounds (A$65.3B) including interest...

Water bottle fire

Water bottles cause fire at mine

Liquid containers were responsible for creating a workplace hazard, authorities found. Investigators recently blamed a fire on improperly stored water at an undisclosed mining operation in South...

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