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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.

CQ miners join class action to recover millions

Premium Content CQ miners join class action to recover millions

The class action aims to claw back entitlements worth at least $12 million.

Adani sets record straight on ‘44,000 pools’ water report

Premium Content Adani sets record straight on ‘44,000 pools’ water report

Group claims findings would be a major concern for landholders.

Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

Premium Content Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

One has forged ahead, while others remain in limbo.

27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Premium Content 27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Mines Minister has detailed figures, recorded in the 11 months before blast injured...

Mines shed hundreds of jobs amid coal price collapse

Premium Content Mines shed hundreds of jobs amid coal price collapse

Mass CQ job cuts reignite debate over the current workforce model.

Call to fast track mining industrial manslaughter laws

Premium Content Call to fast track mining industrial manslaughter laws

A Board of Inquiry into the Grosvenor tragedy has been welcomed.

Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

Premium Content Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

While mining will not be resumed, the re-entry will allow for investigations to...

Mine held blast exercise two years before explosion

Premium Content Mine held blast exercise two years before explosion

A report on the exercise has been uncovered, showing eerie similarities with the...

‘Worst nightmare’: Fear grips Moranbah mining families

Premium Content ‘Worst nightmare’: Fear grips Moranbah mining families

‘I do feel worried every time he goes to work.’

CRITICAL: Four Grosvenor miners fight for their lives

Premium Content CRITICAL: Four Grosvenor miners fight for their lives

Isaac mayor: Continual accidents in the industry is concerning

Mines minister orders 'thorough' probe into explosion

Premium Content Mines minister orders 'thorough' probe into explosion

Paramedics were called a work site this afternoon.

Mines flouting social distancing and hygiene, union claims

Premium Content Mines flouting social distancing and hygiene, union claims

It is claimed that workers are ‘terrified’ to raise concerns

Central Queensland mine death prompts industry warning

Premium Content Central Queensland mine death prompts industry warning

Jack Gerdes was crushed to death at work

How mining giants have adapted to Covid-19 crisis

Premium Content How mining giants have adapted to Covid-19 crisis

The measures taken by industry to protect workers and communities.

Albanese backs call for local-based mining workforces

Premium Content Albanese backs call for local-based mining workforces

The opposition leader described it as a ‘very practical proposal’.

Why mining will heal Mackay quickly after COVID-19

Premium Content Why mining will heal Mackay quickly after COVID-19

‘As it is now, mining in Queensland and Australia is a crucial industry’

Workforce living close to mines could be new normal

Premium Content Workforce living close to mines could be new normal

Dawson MP says FIFO restrictions may be permanent after crisis.

Mining giant orders high-risk workers off Qld sites

Premium Content Mining giant orders high-risk workers off Qld sites

It’s understood the move has affected thousands of workers.

‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Premium Content ‘Action needed now’ to stop mine shutdown, mayor warns

Mining community leader warns ‘time for talk is over’.

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