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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.
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
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
December 16 marks the 90th anniversary of the bloodiest clash in the industrial history of Australia.
BHP has announced it will introduce autonomous trucks at its Goonyella Riverside coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Applications for the 2020 Mineworkers' Trust Scholarship awards are now open.
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The Miners’ Union has welcomed the Queensland Labor Government’s commitment to introducing industrial manslaughter laws to the mining industry.
National President Tony Maher delivered a speech to the Sydney Institute on climate policy, mining and the flawed campaign against export coal: 'The current state of climate politics is back to fro