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Crane rollover at Callide mine

Media reports say that a ‘Crane rolled at the Callide Mine’ last Friday morning. The crane rollover resulted in the transfer of an operator to a...

Training and Jobs

Inspector of Mines | Vacancy

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy are looking to fill a vacancy for an Inspector of Mines (Coal). Job details: The Inspector of...

Incident Prevention/Mitigation

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Workbox falls from loader injuring miners

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert to mines following a mine accident where a workbox falling from a loader in a metalliferous mine. The incident has highlighted the requirement for...

Emergencies & Rescue

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Video emerges of Rio Cape Lambert conveyor belt fire

A video has emerged of the conveyor belt fire at the Cape Lambert port facility last Thursday. It is believed that the fire originated from hot work during a shutdown at the Rio Tinto JV Robe River...

Management & Risk

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Ground control guidance for mining operations

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking public comment on a suite of guidance materials developed for ground control for WA mining operations. The department has...

Training & Education

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Mining safety conference aims to collaborate

Now in its 30th year, the 2018 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference returns to The Star Gold Coast from August 19 to 22. As one of the largest of its kind in the Southern...


How Can Mining Become More Sustainable?

Environmental sustainability is vital for the survival of future generations and in an industry like mining, which has been drastically impacting the earth for centuries, its well beyond due that...

AMSJ Spring 2018