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ANGLO AMERICAN TOPS MINING INNOVATION AWARDS

Brisbane based Anglo American – Grasstree Mine is leading the way in mining innovation in health and safety, taking out the top accolade at this year’s 30th Queensland Mining Industry Health and...

HYDROGEN HITS THE ROAD

Energy Networks Australia has welcomed the release of the National Hydrogen Roadmap, which sets out a blueprint for the development of a hydrogen industry in Australia, showing a cost competitive...

NSWRR: Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01290   Summary: A haul truck driver was admitted to hospital with neck pain after the truck was loaded. The incident was not immediately reported. Recommendations...

NSWRR: Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01295   Summary: A light vehicle rolled onto its roof while travelling on the surface of an underground coal mine. The driver had previously stopped the vehicle...

NSWRR: Serious injury report

Serious injury | SinNot 2018/01297 Summary: A worker suffered lacerations, bruising and an injured jaw when he was hit by falling grout tubes. Three workers were installing tubes into a cavity in the...

NSWRR: Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01303   Summary: A supervisor was sprayed with hydraulic oil from a load haul dump manifold block and transported to hospital where he was cleared of injury. The...

NSWRR: Dangerous incident report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01312   Summary: An underground coal mine operator identified indicators of spontaneous combustion in the goaf of a longwall panel. The mine has recently...

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MacFarlane answers questions on mine safety

On the eve of the closure of one of Queensland’s largest and most successful mine safety conference, Australasian Mine Safety Journal put some questions to the Hon Ian MacFarlane (Chief...

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Grasstree Mine wins safety innovation award

The Anglo American Grasstree underground coal mine has won the top Mining Safety Innovation Award at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference with a development dust...

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FIFO CODE

An updated draft code of practice to help promote and maintain the mental health of FIFO workers in Western Australia has been released and residents of the state are being asked for the opinions...

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Mining safety legend

Frank Windridge – Australian mining safety legend shared some thoughts on his career with AMSJ this week. For those new to the industry, Frank was the Queensland Mining Warden and the author of Moura...

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