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The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

premium_icon The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

Town’s ‘longest serving resident’ fears she will be forced out.

Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

premium_icon Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

Mines Minister says he hopes the new laws will never have to be used.

Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

premium_icon Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

‘Mandatory screening is critical for early detection.’

Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

premium_icon Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

WATCH: Anthony Lynham fronts media in Mackay

Call for mines watchdog to be included in Grosvenor probe

premium_icon Call for mines watchdog to be included in Grosvenor probe

It follows revelations that a number of safety directives or standards notices were...

State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

premium_icon State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

Premier says COVID-19 has accelerated demand for new minerals.

When production could start on $1.5B CQ mega mine

premium_icon When production could start on $1.5B CQ mega mine

The project could support up to 2350 jobs if approved.

New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

premium_icon New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

A new billion-dollar mine has been proposed for the Bowen Basin

Treasurer reveals resource royalties plan

premium_icon Treasurer reveals resource royalties plan

Cameron Dick commits to working closely with resources sector.

Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

premium_icon Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

MP calls for fast-tracking of Central Queensland coal mines.

Resources exploration grants attract record bids

premium_icon Resources exploration grants attract record bids

‘Explorers were looking for stimulus to get through COVID-19’.

Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

premium_icon Sky is the limit: Airport’s plan to ramp up travel

There are calls for Queensland to focus on interstate travellers

Senior miners join Qld safety board

premium_icon Senior miners join Qld safety board

The four miners have more than 70 years of experience combined.

Aussie company to start exploring for gas near Emerald

premium_icon Aussie company to start exploring for gas near Emerald

The move has been described as good news for regional Qld.

27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

premium_icon 27 serious Grosvenor incidents months before explosion

Mines Minister has detailed figures, recorded in the 11 months before blast injured...

Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

premium_icon Win for workers: Families’ relief over mine death laws

‘We have been advocating for this for a long time’.

Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

premium_icon Laws passed to jail bosses over mine deaths

Executives face up to 20 years in jail if a worker dies because of criminal...

A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

premium_icon A week on from disaster: Division over mine blast response

Both sides of government have failed to reach a bipartisan consensus on mine...

Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

premium_icon Election was ‘motivation’ for Adani mine, scientists claim

Concerns about the mine continue after a lengthy approvals process.

Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

premium_icon Staged re-entry to mine begins just days after blast

While mining will not be resumed, the re-entry will allow for investigations to...

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