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flyrock incident at NSW quarry

Flyrock incident damages vehicles during blast

The NSW Resources regulator has released details of a flyrock incident that occurred at a NSW quarry last year where flyrock from overburden blast struck three light vehicles in an exclusion zone...

excavator fall from bench WA Lithium mine

Excavator falls from bench at WA mine

In another high potential mining incident this last week, an excavator falls from bench was captured on video from a haul truck at a Western Australian mine. According to information supplied to...

meghalaya mine accident

Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

vale ceo tailings dam

Vale CEO speaks out on dam collapse

In a surprise statement, the Vale Chief Executive Officer has spoken out on the Corrego do Feijao mine tailings dam disaster. He told a press conference that there were 300 contractors and employees...

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Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

Vale tailings dam collapses

Death toll reaches 40 in tailings dam collapse

UPDATED 27/1 17:08 The death toll from the collapse of a Vale tailings dam collapse in Brazil has risen to 40 (from 34 AM 27/1) with hundreds still missing. Vale has confirmed that as of this...

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Mining rescue team finds body of boy in borehole

UPDATE: The Spanish mining rescue team has found the body of a boy in the borehole missing since January 13. In one of the most challenging mining rescue team efforts in recent times, the team from...

haul truck brake hose results in fire

Damaged haul truck brake hose results in fire

Haul truck brake hose inspection critical to minimising fire risks. The dangers of plant fires from leaking hydraulic hoses has been well documented across the Australian mining industry. In an...

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