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Cyberthreat could impact mining safety

A recent Ernst & Young survey on global information security has revealed an increase in cyberthreats to asset-intensive industries such as mining. A cyberthreat could impact mining safety by...

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Mining hazard identification challenge

How good are you at identifying a mining hazard? Mining safety researchers from the USA based National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health have developed an online assessment to test your...

Box Flat mine disaster

Box Flat mine disaster remembered

The Box Flat Mine disaster occurred on the 31 July 1972 when 17 miners lost their lives after an underground gas explosion, 14 men who were working in the vicinity of the explosion and three miners...

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Shift work may be linked to cancer

Recent commissioned research from the UK’s premier occupational health and safety professional organisation has indicated that there may be increased incidence of cancers in shift workers...

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Mine Safety Alert: ADT body rolls onto its side

Mine Safety Alert NZ: While reversing to tip his load on a stockpile, the driver of an ADT was partially blinded by sunlight and reversed up onto the edge of the stockpile. This made the loaded body...

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Mount Morgan Gold Mine Disaster

On September 6, 1908, seven miners were entombed in 3000 ton of rock during a rockfall at Mount Morgan gold mine. Of the miners that were killed at Mt Morgan, five of them were from Gympie in...

UPDATE: Coal Miners Rescued

Two men who were reported to have been stuck in a coal mine near Sydney have been rescued. The men, at the Tahmoor Colliery, near Bargo River Dr and Remembrance Dr, Tahmoor, were trapped up to 160m...

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