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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...

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...

Two injured after another Austar coalburst

Austar Coal Mine has experienced another dangerous coalburst which injured two workers in August, according to a NSW Department of Industry report. A similar incident occurred at the mine in 2014...

Fatality-free year for QLD mining and quarry industries

The Queensland metalliferous mining, quarrying and coal mining industries experienced a fatality-free year in 2015-16, according to the Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health’s annual performance...

Mining company pleads guilty over mine deaths

Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) has pleaded guilty in Burnie Magistrates Court after the deaths of two underground workers at Mt Lyell in December 2013. Craig Nigel Gleeson, 45, and Alistair Michael...

Worker killed at WA gold mine

A worker has been killed at a Western Australian gold mine this morning. The Department of Mines and Petroleum have confirmed the death, which occurred at the Central Norseman Gold Mine. According to...

Australian miners abducted in Nigeria

Three Australians were among seven mine workers who were kidnapped from a work site in Nigeria yesterday. Macmahon Holdings Limited confirmed the incident, which saw one employee fatally shot...