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‘We were punished if someone injured themselves’: Miner

Premium Content ‘We were punished if someone injured themselves’: Miner

A worker injured in last year’s Grosvenor mine blast has told an inquiry how labour...

Workers’ concerns about Grosvenor sometimes ignored: Miner

Premium Content Workers’ concerns about Grosvenor sometimes ignored: Miner

Concerns about Anglo American’s Grosvenor mine sometimes ignored

Injured miner to speak about blast at Grosvenor inquiry

Premium Content Injured miner to speak about blast at Grosvenor inquiry

The Airlie Beach man was one of five workers injured during the May 6 blast in...

Anti-coal activists picket Adani coal terminal

Premium Content Anti-coal activists picket Adani coal terminal

The action was sparked by claims about the mining giant’s association with the...

Spontaneous combustion risk flagged at mine before blast

Premium Content Spontaneous combustion risk flagged at mine before blast

The inquiry heard a mining consultant had previously undertaken a spontaneous...

‘Could have been killed’: Activists storm Bravus rail site

Premium Content ‘Could have been killed’: Activists storm Bravus rail site

‘Unverified claims’ that one activist came into contact with a work vehicle are...

Mastermyne scores $60m mine contract extension

Premium Content Mastermyne scores $60m mine contract extension

The company currently employs 178 full-time workers under the contract, with...

Bravus hands over info for alleged environment breach probe

Premium Content Bravus hands over info for alleged environment breach probe

Experts in sediment, erosion control and stormwater management have been engaged to...

Insurance row: 'rich for them to be talking about ethics'

Premium Content Insurance row: 'rich for them to be talking about ethics'

How insurers are turning up heat on coal mining industry

Meet the Central Queensland landowner taking on Bravus

Premium Content Meet the Central Queensland landowner taking on Bravus

He has been locked in a battle with the mining giant for the past five years over a...

Grosvenor Mine blast first responders seeking claim for PTSD

Premium Content Grosvenor Mine blast first responders seeking claim for PTSD

The CFMEU said coal miners had to fight “tooth and nail” to have these claims...

Anglo stops operations at Moranbah mine after evacuation

Premium Content Anglo stops operations at Moranbah mine after evacuation

Operations at a Moranbah mine have been stopped after an underground incident...

Grosvenor explosion: Bosses may not be forced to testify

Premium Content Grosvenor explosion: Bosses may not be forced to testify

Coal Mining Board of Inquiry will restart next month

Deadly dust exposure not just a concern for miners: Expert

Premium Content Deadly dust exposure not just a concern for miners: Expert

A dust-control expert said the distance the source of exposure could travel was...

LETTERS: Coal workers to be thrown under bus

Premium Content LETTERS: Coal workers to be thrown under bus

Why won’t the government acknowledge coal is no longer a viable source of energy...

Resources veteran pays it forward by sharing her success

Premium Content Resources veteran pays it forward by sharing her success

‘At a time when her personal achievement was being recognised, she was thinking...

How controversial quarantine camps would work

Premium Content How controversial quarantine camps would work

Drastic proposal has reportedly stumped the Morrison Government.

Huge project pipeline delivers massive job opportunities

Premium Content Huge project pipeline delivers massive job opportunities

FULL LIST: Nine major projects will generate the need for more than 4200 workers...

‘Not allowed to even eat’: Miners want better conditions

Premium Content ‘Not allowed to even eat’: Miners want better conditions

Survey finds one in three respondents are not confident about raising safety issues...

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