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Appin Coal Colliery

Outbreak forces coal workers into isolation

Mine employees had no choice but to physically separate themselves from colleagues due to a growing number of infections at one coal operation. At least 17 workers have tested positive to coronavirus...

Orbit Drilling

Employer fined for fatal blow to worker’s head

An exploration and water boring company will pay after a team member died from a serious injury more than two years ago. Orbit Drilling recently pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a...

Star Aviation plane

FIFO charter plane makes ‘scary’ emergency landing

A company flight was forced to make an emergency landing after an equipment malfunction. The Star Aviation, twin-turbo propeller aircraft recently experienced a landing indicator problem while...

Calibre Group

Several inexperienced mine workers sought

Job applications have opened for multiple vacancies that require no industry experience. Calibre Group is filling various entry-level roles and willing to fully train suitable candidates in northwest...

Clarence Colliery roof collapse

Roof collapse injures multiple coal mine workers

An unstable structure interrupted the lives of two underground coal operation employees. Authorities recently investigated a roof collapse at Centennial Coal’s Clarence Colliery, about 130km...

AMSJ April 2022