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Miners isolated over Novel Coronavirus threat

An international mining company based in Western Australia has isolated twenty foreign mineworkers as a result of a Novel Coronavirus threat. The Sino Iron Ore mine run by Citic Pacific Mining in the...

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mining exoskeleton will improve work safety in the mining industry

Exoskeleton for miners of the future

A new commercially available exoskeleton could equip miners to safely lift and manipulate weights of up to 90kg all day without risk of injury. While it sounds like a future of mining concept or a...

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What Leadership Type Are You?

Quality of leadership can make all the difference to the standard of safety in any organization, writes Dr. Marcus Cattani. If your business has safety performance problems turning the organization...

Light Vehcile Crash at Glencore Ravenworth mine

Light vehicle crash leaves mineworker hospitalised

A mine worker has been rushed to hospital this afternoon following a light vehicle crash at the Glencore Itochu Ravensworth mine. According to reports from NSW Ambulance services, a light vehicle...

Lawyers welcome new mine safety laws

Queensland lawyers welcome new mining safety laws

Queensland lawyers have welcomed the new Queensland mine health and safety laws. Maurice Blackburn State Managing Principal Rod Hodgson has welcomed the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws...

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Coal dust research to focus on nano particles

Pennsylvania State University researchers in the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering have received a USD$400,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National...