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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...

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...

Grange Resources

Queensland mine worker dies after treacherous fall

A Queensland mine worker has died after falling at an interstate iron ore mine. Grange Resources has been placed in a trading halt, after one of the contracted staff fell a considerable distance to...

BLACK LUNG: Eight cases confirmed

An eighth case of Black Lung disease has been publicly confirmed today, making it the second coal miner in less than a week to be diagnosed with the deadly disease. The contract worker, who has asked...

As many as 12 miners could have black lung, union says

A seventh case of Black Lung disease has been announced this week, with confirmation coming that the latest case is a 55-year-old miner with a long history working in Queensland coal mines. CFMEU...

BREAKING: Seventh coal miner diagnosed with black lung

Another Queensland coal worker has been diagnosed with coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, bringing the number of confirmed cases to seven. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham told...

Worker seriously injured after fall from truck

A worker was seriously injured after falling from an articulated dump truck at a New South Wales mine. The plant operator suffered a skull fracture after the February incident, according to a New...

Front-end loader and light vehicle collide at NSW mine

A front-end loader and light vehicle collided on a New South Wales mine site last month. The incident, which occurred on March 12, saw a Caterpillar 992 front-end loader reverse into a light vehicle...

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