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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...

Deaths in mining have doubled in past year

The number of deaths in mining has doubled over the past 12 months according to figures just released by SafeWork Australia. There were 10 fatalities on Australian mine worksites in 2013 compared to...

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