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Hydraulic Safety: Under pressure

A kilo of prevention is better than a ton of cure when it comes to plant and equipment fluid spills, writes Turlough Guerin. Reducing the HSE and productivity risks from plant and equipment fluid...

Public Comment Sought On Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness

Public Comment Sought On Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness

Four options to improve the roadworthiness of heavy vehicles in Australia have been released by The National Transport Commission (NTC) for comment. Chief Executive Officer of the NTC, Paul Retter...

Three People Killed And Ten Injured In Oil Rig Explosion

Three People Killed And Ten Injured In Oil Rig Explosion

Three people have been killed and ten injured after a massive explosion at an oil rig off the coast of Brazil. Six other workers are still missing from the FPSO Cidade de Sao Mateus oil rig located...

New Study Finds 30 Minute Naps The Answer To Poor Sleep

New Study Finds 30 Minute Naps The Answer To Poor Sleep

A 30 minute nap can counteract the negative health effects of only getting two hours sleep the night before according to a new study. Along with decreased reaction time that can lead to accidents in...

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched yesterday into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal will conduct the inquiry as...

Bushfire Implications For Mining In WA

As a bushfire WATCH and ACT alert remains current for residents of eastern Baldivis in the City of Rockingham in Western Australia, the state’s Department of Mines and Petroleum has reissued...

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine Crushed to Death at Grasstree Mine

Fatality at Olympic Dam mine

South Australian media are reporting a mine worker has been killed at the underground mine section of Olympic Dam. The Adelaide Advertiser reports that police were called to the Roxby Downs site this...

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched earlier this week into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) will conduct...

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Nutrition: Food for thought

Working in the mining industry presents a unique set of challenges for maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. Following is Bill’s* story, a true example of the challenges commonly faced: Bill is a...

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