department of mines

New part of Gympie region to be scoured for gold

premium_icon New part of Gympie region to be scoured for gold

Region's gold rush history continues, but with a hi-tech twist.

Miner pinned by the wrist for more than an hour

Miner pinned by the wrist for more than an hour

Worker was removing a cable from a reeler when accident occurred

Bag found covering methane sensor in mine

Bag found covering methane sensor in mine

Safety report: Plastic bag covered methane detector in mine

Serious mining accident figures shelved

Serious mining accident figures shelved

Govt keeps information on mining accidents within industry

Near misses 'caused by drivers distracted by social media'

Near misses 'caused by drivers distracted by social media'

Miners could be prosecuted if caught on social media at work

Queensland Govt issues warning on 'runaway' mining trucks

Queensland Govt issues warning on 'runaway' mining trucks

Qld Govt warns mine workers to take more care around heavy vehicles

Cabin, machinery hit in explosions

Cabin, machinery hit in explosions

State forced to sound two alerts in a month after unsafe explosions

Mining Queensland a costly job

Mining Queensland a costly job

Queensland is one of the most expensive places in the world to mine