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Moranbah North mine in limbo after evacuation

Premium Content Moranbah North mine in limbo after evacuation

A potential spontaneous heating event in a longwall panel raised the alarm at the...

Mine safety: Disasters, tragedies and triumphs of 2020

Premium Content Mine safety: Disasters, tragedies and triumphs of 2020

It has been a year of incredible highs and lows for Queensland mining.

IN DEPTH: 13 mining incidents failed to reach management

Premium Content IN DEPTH: 13 mining incidents failed to reach management

Every high risk incident in three CQ mines investigated by the Queensland Coal...

Grosvenor blast: Mine inquiry report raises ‘likely’ cause

Premium Content Grosvenor blast: Mine inquiry report raises ‘likely’ cause

Witnesses call for legislative changes to avoid self-incrimination

Deafening worksites damaging tradie’s health

Premium Content Deafening worksites damaging tradie’s health

Miner’s hearing loss warning: ‘Imagine the noisiest V8 you can find and sit on top...

Fear of speaking out on mine safety an industry-wide issue

Premium Content Fear of speaking out on mine safety an industry-wide issue

Anglo American boss recognises ‘perception’ issue in mines.

MINE INQUIRY: 5 things we know so far

Premium Content MINE INQUIRY: 5 things we know so far

The landmark inquiry is now entering its third week.

Coal bonuses breed ’she’ll be right’ attitude to safety

Premium Content Coal bonuses breed ’she’ll be right’ attitude to safety

MINE INQUIRY: ‘They look good when they’ve got X amount of metres more coal than...

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’

MINE INQUIRY: Contractors fear getting the sack at mines

Premium Content MINE INQUIRY: Contractors fear getting the sack at mines

‘Well yeah, it’s all right for you. You’re permanent. You won’t lose your job’

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...

MP pledges to move mine safety regulator to Mackay

Premium Content MP pledges to move mine safety regulator to Mackay

The call has come a week after the horrific Grosvenor Mine explosion.

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.

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