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Cause of BHP runaway train | CEO says ‘systems’

There’s alot of speculation across the mining and rail industries regarding the cause of the BHP runaway train. Many people are asking how can an incident of this ilk occur in 2018 when we have...

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Vacation work experience for safety students

Centennial Coal, a subsidiary of Asia’s largest independent Energy Group, Banpu Public Company Limited, is inviting expressions of interest for safety students undertaking an undergraduate...

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Re-entry to North Goonyella still some time away

The re-entry to North Goonyella mine following the mine fire in September/October may be still some time away, according to industry sources. Peabody Energy, in a media release today, also advised...

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BHP Pilbara rail disaster damages $50M

In the wake of the BHP Pilbara rail disaster, an analyst has said that the cost of the runaway train incident could cost BHP $50 million in damage related costs. Other costs with lost production...

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Mines prepare for cyclone season

In preparation for cyclone season many mines across Australia have already formalised emergency response plans for cyclone related events but mining safety regulators are warning that there is no...

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Welding fume cancer risk warning

An industry regulator has warned mine sites over welding fume cancer risk and has advised that some mines have not adopted new standards following the reclassification of welding fume to a Group 1...

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Chief Inspector of Mines appointed

A new Chief inspector of Mines has been formally appointed to the NSW Resources Regulator (NSWRR). Garvin Burns, who has acted in the role for the past 10 months, has been appointed to the role. The...

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Driller receives electric shock | Mining Incident

In another reported dangerous mining incident in the last week,  a driller suffered an electric shock but did not sustain any serious injury. According to the New South Wales Resources Regulator...

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‘Sour grapes’ unfair dismissal | What not to do!

If you’re thinking about an unfair dismissal claim to seek revenge or inflict damage on your employer, you should think twice. A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission has resulted in...

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