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mining safety legend

The Queensland Mining Industry this morning recognised Frank Windridge (Former Queensland Mining Warden) as a Mining Safety Legend. Frank, formerly from Hughenden, commenced his career in 1982 with the court in Hughenden. He was later appointed a...

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Industry leaders talk mining health & safety

Mining industry leaders across Western Australia have gathered to talk mining health & safety. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston officially opened the Department of Mines, Industry...

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Marketing Mine Safety – MineARC Systems

When it comes to marketing mine safety products and growing a business, MineARC systems is clearly one of the Australian mining industry leaders. MineARC was recently announced as this years 2018...

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Safe to work for Australian mining industry

While Australian mining companies have demonstrated a consistent focus over the last two decades on getting miners safe to work, some are questioning what needs to be done to improve safety while...

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Do driverless trucks save lives?

There has been a lot of conversation surrounding the use of driverless trucks in mining. It was in 2015 that two Pilbara mines started using them to move iron ore. The workers control the trucks from...

Death At Paraburdoo Mine

28-year-old Daniel Patterson was fatally injured when the Haulpak he was driving left the road at Rio Tinto’s Channar mine in Paraburdoo. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is...

Importance of Deep Level Mine Safety

Safety is imperative in every mining situation. However, the need for safety for deep level mining is on a whole different level. Deep level mining requires a deeper dig, in search of minerals. It’s...

Why Is The Right PPE Equipment So Important In Mining?

A lot of the injuries that occur in mining can be easily prevented. How? With the appropriate PPE. PPE is personal protective equipment. Every task that takes place requires certain pieces of PPE...

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CFMMEU Face Alleged Cartel Charges

The boss of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and the union itself have been charged with criminal cartel conduct. The charges come after an investigation by the...

road safety meets mining safety

Road Safety Meets Mining Safety

Road safety will meet mining safety at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference when it launches this Sunday.  Acclaimed V8 Super Cars driver Craig Lowdnes will engage...

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Mining safety conference aims to collaborate

Now in its 30th year, the 2018 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference returns to The Star Gold Coast from August 19 to 22. As one of the largest of its kind in the Southern...

Wongawilli Colliery death investigation report

Fatality on surface of underground coal mine at Wongawilli Colliery on 1 June 2017 Overview On 1 June 2017, a worker, aged 48, and contractors were conducting soil sampling and clean-up works around...

Preventing fires on mobile plant

Resources Regulator: A review of data has identified a concerning increase of reports of fires on mobile plant in New South Wales. The reported fires have generally been caused by either the escape...

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