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Proposed ban on coal puts over 26,000 jobs at risk warns industry

One of Queensland’s industry groups that represents commercial developers of minerals and energy resources warns banning coal mining could

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Strike wins more job security for mine workers

Coal mine workers on New South Wales’ South Coast will enjoy more job security after week-long industrial action. The Construction,

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Industry urged to own-up after 19th black lung case confirmed

Worker advocates are pleading with the mining industry to take responsibility for Black Lung disease. It comes after the

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Anglo refuses to rule out hiring armed guards

German Creek miners are concerned Anglo American will employ armed security guards to intimidate workers striking at the Middlemount

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Black lung victim: ‘I thought I was safe’

The following is a statement from Paul Head, 55, who is Australia’s first open cut miner to be diagnosed

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Black lung parliamentary inquiry kicks off

Public hearings for the Queensland parliamentary inquiry into black lung disease have started today, just days after it was

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German Creek miners call for MP to help

German Creek miners have written to Capricornia MP Michelle Landry asking her to meet with workers who could face

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Anglo American to cut 90 workers from coal mine

Up to 90 workers are Anglo American’s German Creek coal mine are expected to be made redundant. The forced redundancies

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Injured coal miner awarded more than $1.2m

A Hail Creek coal miner has been awarded more than $1.2m in compensation in Federal Court after being stood

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Fifteenth case of black lung confirmed

A fifteenth case of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis has been confirmed this week. The mine worker, who has worked in

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