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Safety conference kicks off with strong message

Hundreds of delegates have gathered on the Gold Coast today as the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference 2016 kicks off. Straight from the get-go, the theme of the event has been...

New laws in NSW for workplace health and safety in mines

BLOG: The case for small data

It is reasonable for management to want evidence of a problem before they put resources into fixing it, and we would like to be evidence driven ourselves. All too often, though, we assume that having...

Mining company pleads guilty over mine deaths

Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) has pleaded guilty in Burnie Magistrates Court after the deaths of two underground workers at Mt Lyell in December 2013. Craig Nigel Gleeson, 45, and Alistair Michael...

Must-have PPE – A new level of safety

IS YOUR COMPANY TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION TO: A) PREVENT EMPLOYEE INJURY & B) ENSURE WORKPLACE SAFETY? Don’t be liable – demand the best for your company and staff.  Incorporate the new...

DMP releases report after fatal gantry collapse

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have released a report into the death of a boilermaker at a Western Australian gold mine. The worker, in his 60s, was killed on July 26 at the Central Norseman...

Ipswich sinkhole caused by mine shaft

Mine shaft repair specialists will resume work on site today to assess ground stability and site safety at the Ipswich property where the sinkhole appeared on Tuesday. The sinkhole, which has grown...

$12m oil and gas training facility for WA

The first sod of soil has been turned on the $12 million second stage of an internationally recognised oil and gas training facility in Western Australia. Deputy Premier and Training and Workforce...

R U OK? launch FIFO mental health campaign

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is urging workmates to support one another before they hit rock bottom, as part of a new campaign aimed at mental health in the fly-in, fly-out mining industry...

Lessons

Fighting the dust

While the entire mining industry is under strict cost cutting pressure, the recent shocking revelations of eight cases of Black Lung disease should make us reconsider the current dust prevention...