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.
The death of a mineworker at Curragh coal mine in Central Queensland yesterday is a tragic start to 2020.
• The Fair Work Commission yesterday approved two Enterprise Agreements to cover BHP Operations Services employees.
A determined five-month campaign of industrial action by CFMEU Mining and Energy members has delivered a big win on pay and conditions at Boggabri Coal and set a new standard for working conditions
CFMEU members have been at the frontline of fighting the recent dangerous bushfires across NSW.
The collapse of Bounty Mining’s Cook Colliery in Central Queensland has left workers without jobs before Christmas and unlikely to receive any entitlements because they are casuals, the Miners’ Uni