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WA Mining Engineer sends Christmas safety message

State Mining Engineer Andrew Chaplyn has delivered a message highlighting the importance of safety in the mining industry during the festive season and in the year ahead. Mr Chaplyn said the festive...

AMMA calls for union deregistering

Resource industry employer group AMMA has called on the Federal Government to deregister the CFMEU and the MUA after the unions this week threatened crippling and unlawful strikes at a national level...

Heat stress the cause of WA miner death, DMP says

The death of a WA miner last month has been linked to heat stress, according to a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. A 28-year-old jumbo offsider collapsed...

Contractor fined $195,000 for Cloudbreak fatality

BTP Equipment Pty Ltd has been fined $195,000 and ordered to pay $100,000 in costs for its involvement in the death of worker Paul Torre on 24 December 2010. Mr Torre was working in the mobile...

173 workers killed in 2015

More than 170 workers have been killed at work in 2015, according to Safe Work Australia statistics. The data, collected up until December 1, revealed 173 people had died at work, including 23 in...

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Worker seriously injured during routine maintenance

A process operator received burns to his body and face while undertaking routine maintenance, according to a significant incident report released by the DMP. The report states the operator opened the...

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