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Curragh Coal Mine

Second coal mine worker dies in less than two years

Authorities are investigating the latest workplace death at a Central Queensland coal operation. Queensland Police, the State Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and more want to know...

Solomon Hub

‘Ground collapse’ kills mine employee

A major resources company blamed an underground cavity for taking the life of a worker. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) confirmed one of its employees fell to his death after the ground collapsed at the...

CITIC Pacific Mining Sino Iron Ore

Mine worker dies from severe fall

An Asia-headquartered conglomerate postponed work at one operation after an employee passed away. CITIC Pacific Mining confirmed the worker died at the Sino Iron Mine, about 90km southwest of...

Gregory Crinum Coal Mine

Worker dies months after coal mine reopens

Workmates and loved ones are mourning the loss of an underground coal mine employee who died on the job. Mastermyne Group confirmed the worker became fatally injured at Sojitz Corporation’s...

Byrnecut underground workers

Fatality pauses work at underground mine

A modern resources company postponed one of its underground operations after a worker died. Machinery fatally injured one Byrnecut Group employee at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill Copper, Silver...

Westwood coal train wreck

Central Qld coal transport ends in tragedy

A routine resources delivery across Central Queensland’s Rockhampton region tragically ended in a workplace fatality. A Margate family is grieving the loss of a 49-year-old man whose life was...

Former BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie

Controversial former mining boss granted knighthood

A contentious past head of a multinational resources company has been bestowed an honorary title for his contribution to the industry. Andrew Mackenzie recently received a knighthood according to the...

Carosue Dam Gold Mine workers

$16B merger will create a top 10 global mining giant

Two precious metal producers plan to combine their operations to become one of the world’s biggest and safest resources companies. Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings will...

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