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Becker Mining Systems: ICAS collision avoidance system

Becker Mining Systems are a leader in Collision Avoidance Systems (CAS) for underground coal and hard rock mines around the globe, in 2013 the Collision avoidance product offering was expanded with a...

SafeWork Aust releases revised model WHS Regulations

SafeWork Australia has advised that technical amendments have been made to the model Work Health and Safety WHS Regulations 2011. A revised version of the model WHS Regulations, dated 9 January 2014...

Mine companies seek to advertise Indigenous only jobs

A major resources industry group is calling on the federal government to relax laws preventing mine companies from advertising Indigenous only jobs. Executive Director of the AMMA, Scott Barklamb...

Mt Lyell Copper Mine will re-open after investigations

In an attempt to quell the rumour-mill, owners of the Mt Lyell Copper Mine in Tasmania  have confirmed that the mine will re-open as soon as independent investigations into three recent deaths at the...

Appeal into WA mine death acquittal

WA’s Department of Mines and Petroleum won its appeal against mining contractor HWE Mining Pty Ltd in Perth’s Supreme Court last Friday. The court ordered a retrial after upholding the...

Where the mining jobs are

Western Australia and the Northern Territory are the current hotspots for mining jobs according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report released yesterday. The report also claims that employers are...

Alarming increase in crush injuries prompts warning

Research showing that almost four dozen people had received crush injuries while working with moving large machinery or heavy vehicles prompted WorkCover NSW‘s call for safety. According to research...

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