central queensland mine deaths

Year on from tragedy: Charges considered over CQ mine death

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The mine contractor was just minutes from the end of his Sunday shift when tragedy...

The two senior managers charged over underground mine death

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Prosecutors allege ‘defective’ safety measures led to Brad Duxbury’s death by...

Middlemount mine death case first mention in court

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A mine operator and three senior staffers have been charged over the death of David...

The senior CQ miners charged over high wall crush death

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David Routledge died in June last year while operating a digger at a CQ mine. The...

Mine safety system labelled ‘totally inadequate’

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‘At the moment there seems to be two systems running'

Mine death inquest: ‘Our hearts are broken’

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The sister of a fallen CQ mine worker gave an emotional tribute during an inquest...

BMA bans large wear plates after miner’s death

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Mine death inquest hears wear plate linked to death at CQ mine of almost...

INQUEST: Origin of wear plates linked to CQ mine death

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A former BMA worker says particular wear plates were the result of...

Excavator bucket linked to mine death not fully examined

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The 30-year-old boilermaker died at a CQ mine while cutting a large excavator wear...

CQ mine death equipment a ‘ticking time bomb’

CQ mine death equipment a ‘ticking time bomb’

‘I think about it almost everyday and haven’t worked a day since, it shouldn’t have...

Push to shield mine supervisors from industrial manslaughter

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Union claims the move would ‘make a mockery of leadership accountability on mine...

INQUEST: Lawyer raises ‘conflict of interest’ issue

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The Commissioner for Mines and Safety has defended her role in the legal action...

Mine failed to identify access to lethal area as a risk

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Lawyer claims former mine worker told a lie about a conversation with mine death...

Claims mine death victim should have known of goaf dangers

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Paul McGuire inhaled toxic air at 1pm, his body was not found until two hours after...

INQUEST: CFMMEU lawyer probes investigation process

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A father of two died within minutes when he inhaled lethal air after being sent to...