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Griffin coal mine fire

Fire shuts down Griffin Coal

A conveyor fire that spread into coal storage hoppers at embattled Griffin Coal Ewington Mine in Collie Western Australia has resulted in damage to coal loading facilities. The fire reportedly took...

truck rolls from bench in quarry highlighting quarry safety concerns

Man dies as truck rolls from bench

A quarry work has died following a horrific accident at a Perth quarry when his truck has rolled from a bench yesterday morning. Western Australian Police have confirmed that the man in his 40s has...

new whistleblower protection laws

New whistleblower laws to commence 1 July

New whistleblower laws will commence in Australia on the 1st July 2019 and many mining employers need to ready their businesses for the changes. Neal Napper & Deanna Constable from Landers and...

NevadaNano Gas Sensor

NevadaNano releases new generation of gas sensors

NevadaNano today announced the release of the new MPS Family of Gas Sensors, designed for broad application where combustible gas safety and gas leak detection are critical. The sensors are the first...

Moranbah miners memorial contributing lodges

Moranbah miner’s memorial

A memorial commemorating miners who have tragically lost their lives in Moranbah’s mining industry will be built in the town’s centre. “Establishing a Miners’ Memorial in Moranbah has been a long...

china mine safety scrutiny is increasing

China increases scrutiny on mine safety

Authorities in northern China’s Shanxi Province have suspended or held back the construction of 82 coal mines in the first five months of 2019 amid enhanced safety scrutiny. The closed mines...

Rescue scene as mines rescue search for missing miner

Chilean mines rescuers find body of missing miner

Chilean mines rescue workers have located the body of a missing miner. In a statement issued by the Mining Ministry of Chile, Mining minister Baldo Prokurica reported that this morning the lifeless...

threatening text messages have seen a workers claim denied by Fair Work Australia

Dismissal upheld over threatening text messages

A recent Fair Work Commission decision to uphold the dismissal of an employee for sending threatening text messages and making statements of a sexually harassing nature has shone a light on issues...