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Inquiry hears horrors of black lung disease

A North American expert in black lung has revealed at an inquiry the deadly disease is still killing Queensland coal miners even though authorities thought it was non-existent. United States black...

FIFO workers happy, QRC survey says

A new Queensland Resources Council survey of resource industry workers shows four out of five employees would not change where they live even if they were given the opportunity. The survey of 1832...

Man in court over Hazelwood mine blaze

A man has faced court, accused of starting the fire that burned for 45-days at the Hazelwood Mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The 20 year-old from Gippsland, appeared in the Latrobe Valley...

PM backs Iron Ore inquiry against mining giants

Founder and chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has launched a new campaign against the country’s largest producers Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. Mr Forrest believe the mining...