New black lung cases cause for concern

A TOTAL of nine cases of black lung disease are either confirmed or feared in Queensland, with one new case confirmed and another four cases awaiting official diagnosis, according to the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union which has launched a new campaign against the disease.

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It follows four cases reported in November, bringing the total to nine, CFMEU Queensland Mining and Energy division President Steve Smyth said.