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Must-have PPE – A new level of safety

IS YOUR COMPANY TAKING EVERY PRECAUTION TO: A) PREVENT EMPLOYEE INJURY & B) ENSURE WORKPLACE SAFETY? Don’t be liable – demand the best for your company and staff.  Incorporate the new...

DMP releases report after fatal gantry collapse

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have released a report into the death of a boilermaker at a Western Australian gold mine. The worker, in his 60s, was killed on July 26 at the Central Norseman...

Ipswich sinkhole caused by mine shaft

Mine shaft repair specialists will resume work on site today to assess ground stability and site safety at the Ipswich property where the sinkhole appeared on Tuesday. The sinkhole, which has grown...

$12m oil and gas training facility for WA

The first sod of soil has been turned on the $12 million second stage of an internationally recognised oil and gas training facility in Western Australia. Deputy Premier and Training and Workforce...

R U OK? launch FIFO mental health campaign

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is urging workmates to support one another before they hit rock bottom, as part of a new campaign aimed at mental health in the fly-in, fly-out mining industry...

Lessons

Fighting the dust

While the entire mining industry is under strict cost cutting pressure, the recent shocking revelations of eight cases of Black Lung disease should make us reconsider the current dust prevention...

BLACK LUNG: X-rays to be “double-checked”

The Queensland Government has launched a boosted x-ray screening system, which will see coal miners’ x-rays “double-checked” overseas. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

Worker killed at WA gold mine

A worker has been killed at a Western Australian gold mine this morning. The Department of Mines and Petroleum have confirmed the death, which occurred at the Central Norseman Gold Mine. According to...

MP calls for Black Lung Royal Commission

A call from Queensland Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller for a Royal Commission into Black Lung disease has been welcomed in mining communities across the state as more workers get diagnosed, and the scourge of...

Contractor fined $60,000 for arc flash incident

Crushing Services International has been fined $60,000 following an arc flash incident at Atlas Iron’s Wodgina iron ore project in the Pilbara. On November 9, 2013, CSI electrician Daniel...

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