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Fallen workers remembered on Miners Memorial Day

More than 1500 workers who have lost their lives in Queensland mines have been remembered today. The annual service, which is held in a Queensland mining community every year on September 19, is held...

Contractor killed at CQ mine

A 55-year-old man was fatally injured at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine, near Glenden, on Tuesday morning. The contractor was conducting maintenance work at the site’s coal handling and...

Funding for Moura miners’ memorial

Thirty years after the tragic Moura mine disaster, the Queensland Government has announced they will contribute to the building of the Moura Miners’ Memorial. Minister for State Development and...

Worker killed at Pilbara mine

A 32-year-old worker has been killed at a Rio Tinto mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Department of Mines and Petroleum confirmed the maintenance worker died at the Channar iron...

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Contractor fined $195,000 for Cloudbreak fatality

BTP Equipment Pty Ltd has been fined $195,000 and ordered to pay $100,000 in costs for its involvement in the death of worker Paul Torre on 24 December 2010. Mr Torre was working in the mobile...

WATCH: CFMEU release mine safety video

Safety at work should always come first. That’s the message the CFMEU are pushing for in their latest infographic-style video. According to the video, 3500 coal mine workers have died in...

Mine worker killed at WA copper mine

A mine worker has been killed after an incident at Aditya Birla’s Nifty copper mine on Monday afternoon. The 46-year-old contractor died while transporting rock and ore at a copper mine in...

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