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North Goonyella Mine Fire:a tale of deception

OPINION: There’s an old saying “What a tangled web we weave, when we practice to deceive.” That saying might just apply to one of the world’s largest coal miners who, in cahoots with the Queensland...

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Exploding air tool kills US driller

A 40 year old US based drilling contractor has been killed from an exploding air tool at an underground zinc mine. The employee was a contractor working for Major Drilling Group International who...

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Resources Training Council Conference

Resources industry trainers will gather in Brisbane later this month for a conference and exhibition hosted by the Resources Training Council. This year’s conference will be held in Brisbane on...

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Mining industry trainers to gather in Brisbane

Mining & resources industry trainers will gather in Brisbane later this month for the Resources Training Council’s 2018 Conference and Exhibition. This year’s conference will be held in...

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Mine safety inspection just got easier

Pervidi’s Mine Safety Inspection Solution is built with functionality specifically designed for the mining industry. With each and every mining site unique in layout and in composition, the company...

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Peabody mine fire update

Peabody have advised that initial steps taken in early days to extinguish the fire and contain impacts at Peabody’s North Goonyella Mine have yielded visible results, with only a slight amount...

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Mine safety roadshow kicks off

Western Australia’s Acting Mines and Petroleum Minister Francis Logan has welcomed the start of the annual Mines Safety Roadshows hosted by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and...

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Casuals may ask for permanent jobs from today

From today, some casual mining workers will be able to ask their employers for permanent positions if they have worked in that job for 12 months. The ruling by the Fair Work Commission allows casuals...

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Calibrating a gas detector costs a life

It seems almost incomprehensible that the process of calibrating a gas detector would cost an underground miner his life…but it did. This is the tragic story of Paul Maguire who died at work at...

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Unpowered mining safety lighting is a disruptor

Australian manufacturer Glo-X has developed a range of unpowered mining safety lighting products suitable for use in emergency shelters, egress routes and other areas of mines where illumination is...

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Update on North Goonyella Mine fire

Peabody announced in a media release today that it has developed a multi-tiered plan in an effort to extinguish the fire and contain the impacts at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland.  The plan...

Peabody Provides Update On North Goonyella

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Peabody (NYSE: BTU) is providing an update on its report on conditions at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland following indications of a fire in a...

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