Asbestos dangers may be present in burned out housing

Post bushfire cleanup | Asbestos Dangers

In the wake of Australia’s bushfire disaster, another potential long term danger looms. Asbestos contamination of older fire-damaged properties is a real risk. The Asbestos Diseases Foundation...

Jason Tulipan discusses the issues surround FIFO Mental health and mental health issues in the sector

Mental Health within the FIFO Sector – Opinion

Opinion piece By Jason Tulipan on Mental Health in the FIFO Sector and dealing with mental health issues. I am currently a relieving Master and Chief Officer on an offshore tug working off Broome for...

Whitehave mine has come under fire over groundwater use

Whitehaven mine groundwater use under investigation

Whitehaven mine’s groundwater use is reportedly under investigation again by the NSW State water regulator following a range of complaints from local farmers and the Environmental Defenders...

Australian Bushfire Map provides interactive location of bushfires

Australian Bushfire Map

Are you trying to find out the status of bushfires near your property, mine site or mining lease? The Australian bushfire map is an innovative tool is now available on the Australasian Mine Safety...

Waterproof boot for mineworkers

New waterproof boot endorsed by mineworkers

A new waterproof boot has found favour across the mining industry for its comfort and safety but more importantly, has been created through a collaboration between miners and a regional podiatrist...

An inquest into a Mount Lyell mining accident will begin again after the court ruled against copper mines of tasmania

Inquest into Mount Lyell death to resume

An inquest into the death of a mine worker at the Mount Lyell mine in Tasmania will resume almost six years after the tragic mining accident. 53-year-old Michael Welsh died when his loader was caught...

Haltec Corporation's new facility that will provide tyre valve safety equipment

Haltec | A leader in tyre valve systems

For nearly 50 years, Haltec Corporation has been the leader in the tire valve industry.   When underground mines were transitioning from rail wheels to rubber tires, Haltec was there to design...

What is mine safety leadership?

What is mining safety leadership?

The term ‘mining safety leadership’ is often used throughout the mining industry to herald an individual or companies achievements in mine safety. But it can mean many things to many...