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Worker fatality delivers pay cut for mining boss

Management at a modern resources company paid for a workplace tragedy. OZ Minerals confirmed its chief executive lost nearly 40 per cent of his short-term incentive (STI) award due to a recent...

National emergency declared for Queensland, NSW

Parts of the East Coast are officially in danger and require immediate action. The Federal Government will declare a national emergency for flood-affected parts of Queensland and New South Wales...

Miner Death: Yandicoogina mine worker in Pilbara

Rio Tinto has confirmed the death of a man in his early 50s at their Pilbara mine site in Western Australia. The worker died at its Yandicoogina iron ore mine, following a serious incident at the...

Work fatality rate rising in WA

Work fatality rates are on the rise in Western Australia, according to the latest Safe Work Australia data. The data, which is based on work fatality rates per 100,000 workers over thirteen years to...

Work-related injuries killed 195 workers last year

Last year, 195 workers died from injuries received at work, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report. The report highlights a positive downward...

Fallen workers remembered on Miners Memorial Day

More than 1500 workers who have lost their lives in Queensland mines have been remembered today. The annual service, which is held in a Queensland mining community every year on September 19, is held...

Methane explosion at Russian mine kills 36

The death toll from an explosion which ripped through the Severnaya mine in Arctic Russia has reached 36. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, has been described as the worst mining disaster in...

Company fined $130,000 for Telfer gold mine death

A company has been fined $130,000 for the death of a worker at a Western Australia gold mine in 2013. Exact Mining Services pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court to failing to provide a safe...

FIFO worker denied compensation after workmate death

A Queensland FIFO worker has lost an appeal for workers compensation for psychological injury after witnessing his co-workers dead body wheeled away. On January 31, 2013, Mr Sansom, a Caval Ridge...