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Death of Worker In Accident At Blackwater Mine

It’s just been confirmed that a worker has been killed at Blackwater Mine in the Bowen Basin of Central Queensland after a vehicle accident this morning. According to the CQ News, Blackwater...

Mental Health of FIFO Employees Under Spotlight

The mental health of FIFO employees across Australia’s resource industry has come increasingly into the spotlight in recent months, and the Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) says raising...

Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Injured at Pilbara Wharf

Crane Accident Leaves Two Men Injured at Pilbara Wharf

A crane accident at the Roy Hill South West Creek Wharf at Port Hedland has left two workers with serious leg injuries. The incident happened just before midday yesterday when the two men were moving...

Dangerous High Voltage Switches Found on WA Mine Sites

Dangerous High Voltage Switches Found on WA Mine Sites

Mines in Western Australia are being warned to check their high voltage switches amid growing concern that some sites are using the same switch at the centre of the Perth shopping centre explosion...

Mine Worker Killed and Another Injured at Mine Near Moura

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine

South Australian media are reporting a mine worker has been killed at the underground mine section of Olympic Dam. The Adelaide Advertiser reports that police were called to the Roxby Downs site this...

Coal Services Welcomes Two New Board Members

Coal Services Welcomes Two New Board Members

Two of New South Wales’ most experienced mine industry professionals have joined  the Coal Services, Mines Rescue and Coal Mines Insurance Boards. Current Director, Safety and Health at the NSW...

Canadian study examines the reasons behind why why not people admit to mental health problems in the workplace

Admitting To Mental Illness In The Workplace

A Canadian study has found that four out of ten workers wouldn’t tell their manager if they had a mental health problem, but half would desire to help if they knew a coworker had an illness...

Mine Worker Killed Near Pilbara Manganese Mine

A mine worker has been killed near Consolidated Minerals’ Woodie Woodie manganese mine in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The fatality occurred yesterday on a mining tenement during...

Miner Sacked For Drug Use Claims Drink Was Spiked

A mine worker who tested positive to methylamphetamine during a routine mine site drug test has told the Fair Work Commission that she believes her drink was spiked during a hotel drinking binge...