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Simtars Tour - MEU and UMWA

27 Nov 2023

Simtars hosted a delegation from the MEU (Mining and Energy Union) and UMWA (United Mine Workers of America) on 23 November. The delegation spent the morning meeting members of the Simtars Executive Team and technical staff.

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59th Australian Underground Coal Mines Rescue Competition

25 Oct 2023

Simtars was honoured to be a sponsor of the 59th Australian Underground Coal Mines Rescue Competition held at Anglo American’s Moranbah North Mine.

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Simtars and RSHQ Support return to work placement

15 May 2023

Simtars was pleased to partner with WorkCover Queensland as a Recover@Work employer, hosting our very first candidate over the last few months.

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Coal India Ltd visit to Simtars

24 Feb 2023

Simtars hosted a delegation from Coal India on 20 February 2023, during their week-long study tour of Australia visiting training and research organisations, manufacturers, and an operating coal mine.

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Apprenticeship Awards – A proud moment for the Simtars workshop team

30 Nov 2022

Simtars proudly continues to promote improved safety and health outcomes for the resources industry. The workshop is the backbone of many services provided by Simtars. Not only maintaining the facilities and equipment on site, but in providing technical and engineering solutions to underpin research projects, accident investigations, and supporting our emergency response capability.

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UQ Masters in Occupational Health and Safety Science students visit Simtars

08 Nov 2022

UQ Occupational Hygiene students and their lecturer, Dr Kelly Johnstone, were recently given insight into the important work conducted by Simtars in supporting safety and health in the resources industry.

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Joint Chemical Engineering Committee (JCEC)

31 Oct 2022

The Queensland JCEC (Joint Chemical Engineering Committee) which incorporates Engineers Australia (EA) and the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) visited Simtars this week, spending an afternoon with Simtars technical staff.

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Open Cut Mines Rescue challenge

06 Oct 2022

Simtars was proud to be a sponsor of the recent Open Cut Mines Rescue challenge hosted by QMRS at Boonal Rescue Station from the 30th of September to the 1st of October 2022.

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Cambodia Government delegation visits Simtars in July 2022

31 Aug 2022

On the 19 July 2022, Simtars hosted 23 staff from Cambodia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, two representatives from the WWF and Oxfam and three Queensland University of Technology (QUT) staff.

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Simtars CAMGAS and Safegas 2022 Users Group

05 Aug 2022

Simtars recently hosted the CAMGAS and Safegas Users Group seminar.

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Simtars Welcomes First Female Executive Director

01 Jul 2022

In April 2022, Kerri Melkersson was welcomed as Simtars’ first female Executive Director in the organisation’s 39- year history.

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Simtars supports apprenticeships

15 Jun 2022

Simtars continues to promote improved safety and health outcomes by actively supporting emergency preparedness and response.

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Minister for Resources tours Simtars Redbank

15 Jun 2022

Simtars Redbank was delighted to welcome the Honourable Scott Stewart MP, Minister for Resources, for a site tour of the facilities on 7 June 2022.

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QMRS Memorial Cup

23 May 2022

The 2022 QMRS Memorial Cup mines rescue competition was held at Broadmeadow coal mine on Thursday 12 May, with four mine teams entered and a Barbarians team formed using additional trained personnel.

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Simtars Mackay Office Relocation

18 May 2022

After 25 years in Sydney Street, Simtars Mackay have relocated to 6-8 Discovery Lane, North Mackay.

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Last updated: 11 May 2022