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Dumb things that people do on Mine Sites #2

A FIFO worker who took a loader to town after several beers is #2 in our dumb things people do at mine sites series. We all know that there’s someone out there that we’ve worked with over the years...

mining equipment lighting

Mining equipment lighting to identify danger zones

SPONSORED CONTENT US based speciality lighting company, Phoenix has recently introduced new mining equipment lighting to bring a new level of safety to mine sites worldwide with its newest product –...

mining incident drill rig

Mining Incident Review | Drill rig breaches windrow

In a mining incident in June this year, a drill rig at an open cut coal mine in NSW trammed over, and through a highwall windrow resulting in the machine straddling the windrow with one track...

Moura miners' memorial

Moura miners’ memorial opens today

It’s been a long time coming, but the people of Moura and the families who lost there loved ones in the Kianga, Moura No. 2 & Moura No. 4 Mine Disasters will today open the Moura...

cause of runaway train

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...

safety students

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...

re-entry to north goonyella

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...

BHP runaway train

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...

mine cyclone season

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...

welding fume cancer risk

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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