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WA Government to improve heavy vehicle safety

The Western Australian State Government will contribute more than $6 million towards improving roads, rest stops and road train assembly areas across the state to improve heavy vehicle safety. The...

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CFMEU questions BHP about dust disease at AGM

CFMEU: IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia have questioned BHP regarding its’ “unsustainable and dangerous business...

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NSW Mining safety incidents this week

The NSW Resources Regulator has provided an update on the number of mining safety incidents occurring  in the NSW Mining Industry this week. Here’s a few of the key safety incidents around the...

North Goonyella mine

Peabody silent while witch hunt continues

STORY UPDATED 26/10/2018 Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU), the Queensland Government and the CFMEU have remained tight lipped regarding the future of the North Goonyella mine following the underground mine...

Worker collapses in Crib Room

The NSW Resources Regulator has responded to a reported death of a worker at the Peabody Wilpinjong Coal Mine near Mudgee. At around 4pm on 17 October 2018 a worker is reported to have collapsed in...

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Safety incident at open cut: Grader contacts pipe

Safety Incident Alert: The NSW Resources Regulator is investigating an incident at Mr Arthur open-cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley. At around 5pm on 22 October 2018 a grader made contact with a...

Fatigue Monitoring

Fatigue monitoring technology for NVHR

The Federal Government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are investing in new field trials to test driver fatigue monitoring technologies which can enhance heavy vehicle safety outcomes...

T282C

Five Liebherr T282C trucks arrive at Peak Downs

Managing one truck move safely and efficiently is, at the best of times is a challenge, but a heavy haulage company has managed to safely move five new Ultra-Class Liebherr T282C Dump Trucks to...

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Leg amputated after forklift accident

In a serious forklift accident in Queensland during September 2018, an operator’s lower leg was amputated when the forklift he was driving struck a bollard in a warehouse facility. Initial...

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CFMEU calls for independent dust monitoring

The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division has called for independent dust monitoring to be conducted by a Queensland Government agency. CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth said...

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