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Lighting: Don’t be LED astray

In September last year, the peak body for Australia’s lighting industry released a practical guide for assessing LEDs and LED suppliers in response to growing concerns about unsafe and non-compliant...

Safety Upgrades Finished On Great Northern Highway

Safety Upgrades Finished On Great Northern Highway

One of Western Australia’s most notorious mining roads is now safer with the completion of safety upgrades to an 11 kilometre section of the Great Northern Highway. Traffic re-opened yesterday on the...

New Codes Of Practice for NSW Mining Sector

New Codes Of Practice for NSW Mining Sector

New South Wales’ mining sector now has five new mining codes of practice. Developed under the National Mine Safety Framework in consultation with industry, unions and the Tristate Legislation Working...

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Compliant State: Is there a link between FIFO and suicide

Suicide in ‘fly in fly out’ (FIFO) mining has been frequently discussed recently in the media. one article purported that nine suicides were linked to Western Australian (WA) FIFO mining within a 12...

Old Mount Morgan Mine Site Prepares for Cyclone Marcia

Old Mount Morgan Mine Site Prepares for Cyclone Marcia

The old Mount Morgan mine site in Central Queensland has been prepared for  heavy rain and violent winds expected when Cyclone Marcia reaches the Capricorn Coast some time early tomorrow morning...

New Technology Creates Super Sensitive Smoke Detectors

New Technology Creates Super Sensitive Smoke Detectors

University researchers say they have developed new technology that could could make smoke detectors far more sensitive to dangerous smoke than those currently on the market. Photoelectric smoke...

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