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Hazelwood mine operator GDF Suez denies breaching fire safety regulations

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Hazelwood coal mine operator GDF Suez has denied it breached Victorian regulations by not doing more to improve fire safety at the site. Read Full Article

CME says mine safety report underlines need to address worker fatigue

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) says a report on mine safety highlights the importance of continually learning from past mistakes. Read Full Article

Interstate mine deaths spark safety alert

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Queensland's Mines Safety Commissioner says he has serious concerns about the number of contractors who have been killed on Australian sites. Read Full Article

26 Killed in China coal mine after massive blast

Friday, December 03, 2010

The death toll from a gas blast at a coal mine in central China has risen to 26, after officials confirmed more workers than previously thought were in the shaft. Read Full Article

New Zealand Mine Disaster Leaves Nation Mourning

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The close-knit community of Greymouth is struggling through its darkest hour in the wake of a second mine explosion that has left no hope of survival for 29 men trapped underground.  Read Full Article

TAS Unions advise new mining laws hard to enforce

Friday, October 08, 2010

Inspectors will be given greater powers to shut down unsafe Tasmanian mines, but unions warn the nation's resources boom will make it hard to find qualified inspectors willing to work in the state. Read Full Article


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