More black lung deaths expected despite lower longwall dust levels

More black lung deaths expected despite lower longwall dust levels

The Queensland mining industry now has 39 CWP cases diagnosed since 1984.

Sustainability

17 AUGUST 2020
Invisible dust in workplace is the killer

Invisible dust in workplace is the killer

These are long latency diseases, that is no or little immediate effect.

Sustainability

11 MARCH 2020
Mining dust up

Mining dust up

Study shows miners' lung health needs to be continuously assessed.

Sustainability

05 APRIL 2019
RST crust for dust

RST crust for dust

Dust is becoming an increasing focus for regulators.

Maintenance

05 APRIL 2019
Dust standards welcomed

Dust standards welcomed

Recommendations cut the amount of respirable dust allowed.

Sustainability

26 SEPTEMBER 2018
NSW open cut coal miner didn't die of pneumoconiosis: report

NSW open cut coal miner didn't die of pneumoconiosis: report

No evidence was identified to support a finding that Worker X was exposed to hazardous dust levels.

Sustainability

21 AUGUST 2018