mine safety

Mines warned before ‘unannounced’ safety visits

Premium Content Mines warned before ‘unannounced’ safety visits

‘Mostly we would get to know maybe two days, three days prior’

Plan to establish mine death unit in Queensland

Premium Content Plan to establish mine death unit in Queensland

The unit will investigate fatalities and serious incidents, but could be years...

Inspectorate under fire for failure to share safety records

Premium Content Inspectorate under fire for failure to share safety records

Chief inspector of mines grilled during Coal Mining Board of Inquiry.

MINE INQUIRY: 'Methane exceedances not inevitable'

Premium Content MINE INQUIRY: 'Methane exceedances not inevitable'

Daily Mercury continues rolling coverage of the Coal Mining Board of Inquiry

Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

Premium Content Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

Mines Minister says he hopes the new laws will never have to be used.

Timeline of tragedy in Bowen Basin mines

Premium Content Timeline of tragedy in Bowen Basin mines

Queensland’s mining industry has been plagued by tragedy over the past two years.

Grosvenor Mine explosion probe reaches next stage

Premium Content Grosvenor Mine explosion probe reaches next stage

An investigation into an underground mine explosion in Moranbah is calling for...

Senior miners join Qld safety board

Premium Content Senior miners join Qld safety board

The four miners have more than 70 years of experience combined.

Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Premium Content Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Executives face up to 20 years in jail if a worker dies because of criminal...

Call to sack minister over horror mine safety record

Premium Content Call to sack minister over horror mine safety record

Dr Anthony Lynham said the state had the ‘toughest’ mine safety laws.

Rothery ‘horrified’ by former workmates’ fight for life

Premium Content Rothery ‘horrified’ by former workmates’ fight for life

WADE Rothery has spoken to some of the families whose husbands and partners were...

Secret reports reveal scale of mine safety concerns

Premium Content Secret reports reveal scale of mine safety concerns

Miners demand safety watchdog react to dangerous on-site conditions through...

Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

Premium Content Contractors fear sacking over speaking out on mine safety

Moranbah miner’s shock submission to public hearing

New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

Premium Content New safety authority to 'champion' for QLD miners

Special health and safety authority gets tick of approval.

Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

Premium Content Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

The Queensland Goverment is boosting mine safety with its fresh recruits.

MINING FATALITY: Underground worker killed on CQ mine

Premium Content MINING FATALITY: Underground worker killed on CQ mine

‘We are deeply saddened by this news and extend our deepest sympathies to the...

Shock figures reveal mine audits down 50% from target

Premium Content Shock figures reveal mine audits down 50% from target

‘Resources workers and their families deserve to know why’

11,500 reasons for mine safety inquiry

Premium Content 11,500 reasons for mine safety inquiry

New figures also reveal there were hundreds of serious accidents

New mine safety recommendations to be introduced

Premium Content New mine safety recommendations to be introduced

Steps taken to ramp up safety measures to prevent occupational lung diseases.

Bootu Creek Mine mourns worker

Premium Content Bootu Creek Mine mourns worker

Search called off after accident declared fatal

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