AMSJ » LATEST NEWS

Category - LATEST NEWS

a survivor from the chilean copper mine is treated for injuries

Mines rescue still searching in Chilean mine accident

Mines rescue teams are still searching for a miner missing in a Chilean mine accident in a copper mine. The Chilean mine accident in a copper mine claimed the life of one miner after a fall of ground...

arc flash death occurred when installing a circuit breaker

Energy Australia releases statement on Arc Flash Death

Energy Australia has released a moving statement on the arc flash death of power station worker Graeme Edwards who suffered horrific fatal injuries after reinstalling a high-voltage circuit breaker...

mobile drill rig on surface

Mobile drill rig brake failure

In a serious incident this week a mobile drill rig was being trammed to the mine surface for routine maintenance. An operator identified that the machine needed to be realigned towards the centre of...

isolation control devices - isolator bar lockout

Isolation lockout devices | Isolator Bar Lockout

Lockouts for some isolator switches and motor control centres has long been a frustration across many industries. An Australian innovator has developed an isolation lockout device solution to improve...

miners die in ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners die in Ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners have died in a Ukraine coal mine following a roof fall on 29th May 2019. The incident occurred at Lisova coal mine in Lviv region, western Ukraine. The miners were reportedly working at a...

A blitz on safety will occur in the mining sector next week

NSW mining embraces for statewide blitz on safety

The NSW mining industry will come under increased scrutiny next week after the NSW regulator announced a blitz on safety across the mining sector. “We will conduct a state-wide compliance blitz...

A big thumbs down for the Queensland state budget in respect of mining safety

Queensland budget | Mine safety a token gesture

The Queensland state budget has failed to address significant on-going concerns for the safety and health of mineworkers according to members of parliament and a long term safety advocate. Jason...

contravention of mining act - mudgee stone to face court again

Contravention of Mining Act charges for Mudgee Stone

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd and one of its directors for an alleged contravention of the...