• One year of European Commission inaction on the illegal

    2021 4 30 Poland s approval of a 23 year extension to the Turow coal mine s licence based on a faulty and unfinished environmental impact assessment process and when its current licence has already been found to be illegal by the European Commission and is the focus of a state on state lawsuit with the European Court of Justice shows a total

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  • Mine Accidents and Disasters

    Explosion of methane and coal dust at Linton coal mine Ohai 3 Royal Commission of Inquiry Inadequate ventilation stone dusting supervision of shot firing which was non compliant and detection of contraband matches taken underground 24 September 1939 Fire at Glen Afton No 1 coal mine Huntly 11 Royal Commission of Inquiry

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  • Fair Work Commission upholds decision to cut Griffin Coal

    2016 7 23 Unions say the latest decision by the Fair Work Commission FWC involving Collie s Griffin Coal Mine workers will open the floodgates for multinationals and

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  • Turow mine in Poland the coal of wrath

    2021 9 21 The Turow mine located in the southwest of Poland a few kilometers from the borders with Germany and the Czech Republic has in recent years become one of the main subjects of environmental discord between the three countries It is the Czech Republic that is

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  • Australian state commission ..

    2021 4 30 Australian state commission approves extension of Glencore s Mangoola coal mine 30 April 2021 The commission s decision comes ahead of a byelection on May 22 for the Upper Hunter seat in the New South Wales state parliament in which the future of coal mining in the region is likely to be a

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  • European Commission urged to join Turów mine court

    2021 6 8 Prague 8 June 2021 The European Commission has just two days left to make a needed intervention in the dispute between the Czech Republic and Poland over illegal damaging operations at the Turów coal mine.The case escalated on Monday afternoon when the Czech government decided to request the Court of Justice of the European Union to fine Poland five million Euros a day for refusing

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  • Poland receives penalty of 500 000 euros per day that coal

    2021 9 20 Poland has to pay the European Commission €500 000 per day that it continues to excavate lignite in a mine in the village of Turów In March last year Poland extended the concession for the mine for another six years without investigating whether it could have harmful effects on the environment In doing so the country violated European law.

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  • Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

    The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 520N Washington DC 20004 1710 Phone 202 434 9900 TTY/TDD 202 434 4000 ext

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  • Poland must pay €500 000 a day to Brussels over

    2021 9 20 Poland must pay Brussels €500 000 a day over its failure to close a coal mine on the Polish Czech border the European Court of Justice ECJ has ruled In March Prague filed an injunction

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  • Poland to pay €500 000 per day to Brussels over Turow

    2021 9 21 Poland must pay Brussels €500 000 a day over its failure to close a coal mine on the Polish Czech border the European Court of Justice ECJ has ruled Euronews reports In March Prague filed an injunction saying the Turow open cast lignite mine drains groundwater away from surrounding areas Two months later the ECJ told Warsaw to stop

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  • Accident Pay Provisions frequently asked questions

    Changes to the Accident Payment Provisions in the Black Coal Mining Industry Award 2010 On 26 September 2018 the Fair Work Commission handed down a decision to reduce accident pay entitlements for coal mine workers from 78 weeks to 52 weeks as contained in the Black Coal Mining Industry Award 2010.These changes came into effect on 1 November 2018 and impact coal mine workers injured on

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  • Griffin Coal mine pay cut put on hold after employees

    2016 7 5 The full bench of the Fair Work Commission FWC has ordered a stay on a planned pay cut for Griffin Coal mine maintenance workers in Collie hours after about 100 people rallied in protest

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  • Coal miners to get pay bump

    2021 9 21 Coal miners to get pay bump THE Fair Work Commission s review of the Black Coal Mining Industry Award is resulting in mine workers and contractors getting more pay In November the FWC began a review of the Black Coal Award which determines the wages of casual part time and full time workers at coal operations.

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  • Glencore to extend Mangoola coal mine

    2021 4 27 The Mangoola coal mine produces thermal coal delivering more than 10 million tonnes of saleable product in 2019 Fair Work Commission confirms coal worker pay riseAustralian Mining

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  • Fair Work Commission upholds decision to cut Griffin Coal

    2016 7 23 Unions say the latest decision by the Fair Work Commission FWC involving Collie s Griffin Coal Mine workers will open the floodgates for multinationals and

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  • Turow mine in Poland the coal of wrath

    2021 9 21 The Turow mine located in the southwest of Poland a few kilometers from the borders with Germany and the Czech Republic has in recent years become one of the main subjects of environmental discord between the three countries It is the Czech Republic that is

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