Mining companies are feeling the pressure to manage the impacts of drugs and alcohol in the workplace as recreational drug use increases,..
Health and SafetyPosts
Last year, 195 workers died from injuries received at work, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities..
Tighter rules to protect Queensland miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis will officially kick in from January 1. Minister for State..
The following is a statement from Paul Head, 55, who is Australia’s first open cut miner to be diagnosed with..
Austar Coal Mine has experienced another dangerous coalburst which injured two workers in August, according to a NSW Department of..
A drill offsider escaped with minor injuries after being run over by a tracked vehicle, according to a Department of..
Public hearings for the Queensland parliamentary inquiry into black lung disease have started today, just days after it was revealed..
The first confirmed case of black lung disease in a Queensland open cut mine has been revealed. The diagnosis has..
Powertec Telecommunications has announced the introduction of the Altai Super Wi-Fi Underground Communications System. The Wi-Fi Underground Communication System (UCS)..
The Queensland metalliferous mining, quarrying and coal mining industries experienced a fatality-free year in 2015-16, according to the Commissioner for..