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The mining industry should continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, but mining companies must ramp up measures to protect worker and community safety, the Miners’ Union said today.
Mining and energy workers are continuing to work through the COVID-19 outbreak.
On March 23, 1887 the Bulli colliery blew up, killing 81 mineworkers. It was one of Australia’s worst industrial disasters.
Major mining companies must meet their responsibilities to workers and their communities during COVID-19 Pandemic
A new report by the McKell Institute has found that hundreds of millions of dollars is being lost from key mining region economies every year as a result of the widespread replacement of permanent
Senior officials from CFMEU Mining & Energy will argue that mining executives should not be given an exemption from industrial manslaughter laws when they appear before a Queensland Parliamenta
Mining is a multinational industry and companies must be held to the highest standards when it comes to dust exposure for workers, participants at a global conference on occupational dust diseases
A new ‘one stop shop’ and confidential hotline announced by the Queensland Government today is a welcome initiative to support the growing number of Queenslanders affected by mine dust lung disease
A major report into Queensland mining fatalities released today warns that more workers will die unless the industry comprehensively changes its approach to safety.
The Miners’ Union has welcomed the introduction of a Bill to Queensland Parliament today to extend industrial manslaughter laws to the state’s mining industry.