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MINE, QUARRY, TUNNELING & CONSTRUCTION SITES Background: Respirable mine dust* is an unseen hazard that impacts on the health of mine workers later in their career or after their career has finished. To prevent lung disease / COPD for the entire...

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Be water wise

Be water wise   Electrical accidents are a common cause of mining incidents, and the presence of water or damp has been identified as a contributing factor. Luckily, there’s a simple, reliable and...

Mt Buller – Hit the slopes

Dream about getting away from the heat and the dust? How does waking up to snow-covered trees and sweeping views across the alps sound for a seriously good escape this winter? Mt Buller is...

Singapore: holiday relief for miners

Singapore Often overlooked as a holiday destination in favour of a stop-over Singapore is a world of beauty, offering an immense variety of activities to suit all tastes. Located off the southern tip...

Falling risks at opal mine shafts

Three recent incidents have generated significant concern regarding the implementation and use of safe systems of work associated with accessing and egressing from open shafts and shaft security in...

Norfolk Island

Barely visible from the sky, Norfolk Island is a world of unspoilt beauty, where a forest of evergreen pine meets the ocean, lush hills and valleys meet the beach. This is how life should be. Part of...

Tourist Route 32, Road Trip

  A fantastic drive to take in the Northern New South Wales region will take you from Lismore to the NSW/ QLD border. It’s called Tourist Route 32 and is an 80km drive that takes you through the...

Byron Bay

Byron Bay is about 30 minutes south of Cabarita and for thousands of years it was a place where Aboriginal people came to swap stories, find brides and husbands and trade goods. What used to be a...

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