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CS Health Opens New Facility

Growing demand for occupational medical services has seen a new provider enter the Gunnedah region. CS Health, a business unit of Coal Services, officially opened

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Women on the Rise

Kayla Kelaher is the founder and managing director of Kelaher Industrial Services. Not only has she created a successful business in a male dominated industry,

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Supporting Sport

As a Platinum Partner of the North Queensland Cowboys, Bravus Mining and Resources has been the proud presenting partner of the Adopt-a-School program – the

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Supercar Site

Crews at Glencore’s Rolleston Open Cut operation were stoked to meet Supercar racing legend, Mark ‘Frosty’ Winterbottom on a recent site visit, made possible thanks

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Safety Stars

Excellence in mining was celebrated at the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference (QMIHSC), Health and Innovation Awards, with Anglo American Dawson Mine taking

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Everyone is welcome

With guidance from the Wonnarua community, Mt Arthur Coal has created a Yarning Circle at the entrance to their main building as an acknowledgment to

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The Mindful Miner

Josh Dagg is a plant operator at Bloomfield’s Rix’s Creek mine. However, he’s also ‘The Mindful Miner’, and on a mission to start some important

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Making More Miners

The mining industry is a major employer in NSW offering close to 30,000 direct jobs, many in regional areas. At the end of last financial

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More than a Job

This month many of our stories are highlighting the bright future ahead for our coal mining industry. The NSW Minerals Council campaign, ‘Mining Responsibly, for

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CQ Stars Shine Bright

More than 190 people were on hand to congratulate the regional finalist and winners at the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s Gala event

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Celebrating Women In Mining

International Day of Women In Mining is a global celebration of women in mining that celebrates women’s perseverance, contributions, talents and spirit.  Its intention is

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Coal Jobs on the Rise

Coal is the “star of the show” according to a new report on employment projection in the industry in Queensland. Nationally, Australia’s resources and energy

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Eye in the Sky

Knowing where a potentially dangerous and risky situation exists before being able to see it is a ‘Holy Grail’ in mining operations. Advances in both

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Shape Your Future

The importance of Queensland’s minerals and energy sector to the state economy has never been more important, with concerns about the rising cost of living

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World First Rescue Technology

Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS), in partnership with Anglo American, has commissioned a critical new piece of mines rescue equipment for use across underground mines

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Kicking Rehabilitation Goals

Glencore’s Oaky Creek Coal complex in Central Queensland has kicked further goals with its environmental management, securing Queensland Government sign-off on 433 hectares (equivalent to

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Take A Bow!

Black tie replaced hi-vis in a glittering night of glamour, excitement, and celebration of our industry best as the Queensland Mining Awards on July 20.

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Climbing New Heights

PCYC Cessnock is riding high on the wave of two new sports introduced at the 2020 Olympics. Sport (rock wall) climbing made its Olympic debut

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Innovators in Charge

In our third instalment on the Charge on Innovation Challenge, we look at two more finalists, DB Engineering & Consulting (DB E&C)/Echion Technologies partnership, and

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Be Protected

This month we hear from Penny Crawford, the founder of Crawford Boots and Tim Maddison, Managing Director of Maddison Safety & Industrial Supplies, on how

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Live Your Best Life

Dr David Meredith, Head of Medicine at Coal Services has some important information on identifying and managing lifestyle health risk factors and how our workplaces

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A Job Well Done

On July 7, Peter Constable retired after an incredible 53 years at Hunter Valley Operations. It’s hard to imagine spending over 5 decades at the

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Supporting Students

Yancoal has provided $200,000 towards a Student Wellbeing Program, which is unique to the Upper Hunter. Earlier this month, company representatives got to see exactly

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Conserving Culture

Wonnarua elder, the late Aunty Barbara Foot, had a dream to develop an area that could showcase the Wonnarua culture, engage community and store artefacts.

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Driving Technology Forward

A new whitepaper by leading Caterpillar® dealer WesTrac highlights the vital role of technology as miners target more sustainable outcomes into the future. And while

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Future Energy

Work needs to start immediately on a plan to guarantee future electricity supplies for Newcastle, Sydney and Wollongong according to a major report released by

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Playing for Miners

On Sunday 21 August, coal miners and their families will flock to McDonalds Jones Stadium for the highly anticipated Voice for Mining Family Day. Entering

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Coal Centre Stage

Singleton Showground will be centre stage for Hunter Coal Festival festivities when it hosts the Singleton Community Day on Saturday, October 29. The Singleton Community

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Learn from the Lawman

Stuart Barnett is our mining industry’s leading personal injury lawyer. This month he has some important advice in relation to the repayment of Centrelink or

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Still Protecting

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the formation of Coal Services, an organisation that prides itself on its ongoing commitment to the health and

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Celebrating Excellence

More than 500 people came together at the NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment & Community (HSEC) Awards on Monday July 25 to celebrate the achievements

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Memoir of a Mine

After 115 years of mine life which has involved both underground and open cut mining, the excavators and haul trucks are about to stop digging

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Monumental Milestones

Last month, we were honoured to attend the NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment & Community (HSEC) Awards alongside hundreds of industry representatives and celebrate innovations

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Community Quarry

Mackay based Quarry Mining understands that living in a remote Queensland mining town is not the life for everyone. For many though, it’s the community

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LifeFlight to the Rescue

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance jets airlift mine explosion patients from Moranbah. Showing just how great retrieval services are in Queensland for miners, three patients,

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The Collinsville Kids

Queensland is well known for the Gold Coast, thousands of kilometres of pristine sandy beaches and tropical islands, but it’s a little further west where

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Worthy Winners

On June 23, the Queensland Resources Council’s (QRC) 2022 Indigenous Awards were held, recognising some of the amazing indigenous talent in our industry. QRC Chief

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A Wheely Good Idea

Like many Australian adventurers, Shane Hingst has spent plenty of hours, or even days, broken down in the middle of nowhere. To fix the problem

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Fully Loaded

Remember when the original Terminator movie came out? Old Arnie could scan a room or the landscape and structures around him to make pinpoint accurate

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Greater Whitsunday Alliance

Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regions are a key economic $22.28 billion powerhouse with resilient local economies covering mining, manufacturing, agriculture and tourism. Located in Northern

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Hello Queensland!

Welcome to our very first @ The Coalface Queensland edition. After ten years of telling the story of the coal mining community in NSW, we

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QLD July 2022

Hello Queensland! Welcome to our very first @ The Coalface Queensland edition. After ten years of telling the story of the coal mining community in

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Prepared to Protect

Whether it’s search and rescue underground following a roof fall in a mine, fire-fighting or attending to first aid casualties, Mines Rescue brigades are trained

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Playing it Safe

Footballers and spectators are safer at Singleton Rugby Club with the purchase of new first aid kits, thanks to a donation from Yancoal Australia’s Mount

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Charity Champions

Smashing their initial goal of raising $20,000 for charities in the 2021-22 financial year, AGL’s Maintenance teams at Liddell and Bayswater have raised over $75,000

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QME 2022

For over 29 years the Queensland Mining & Engineering Expo (QME) has been at the heart of the mining sector in Mackay, and this year

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10 Years Together

The NSW Minerals Council and the Newcastle Knights have signed a new agreement for the mining industry to continue as a major sponsor of the NRL club

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Big News for BHP

BHP has announced they will seek relevant approvals to enable mining at Mt Arthur Coal to continue for four more years beyond the current 2026

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Fantastic Finalists

The finalists for the 2022 NSW Women in Mining Awards have been announced and BHP’s Mt Arthur Coal has once again proven to be home

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Safety Stars

The winners of the 2022 Hunter Safety Awards were announced at the award ceremony on Thursday 12 May at the Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre

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Cool School

The Upper Hunter Mining Dialogue’s School Mine Tours Program is on the road for 2022. The program started to travel its busy 2022 route with

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