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Author - JOHN NINNESS

John is a safety professional with more than thirty years experience across a wide range of industries including mining & energy, manufacturing, defence, retail and food processing. He was the founder of Australasian Mine Safety Journal in 2005 and has worked to assist a broad range of Australian and international organisations manage work safety as a professional safety consultant and adviser. He has held a range of roles in large organisations including Corporate Safety Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer. He was acknowledged in 2006 for his contribution to mining safety in the People's Republic of China through a China Friendship Award. John is the Principal of Australian based consulting company Safetysure.

Ravensworth light vehicle incident

Glencore Ravensworth Light Vehicle Incident

Last week we reported a light vehicle incident at the Glencore Ravensworth mine. The NSW Resources Regulator has released preliminary information on the Ravensworth light vehicle incident and an...

report queensland mine fatalities

Report into Queensland mine fatalities underwhelms

OPINION …Like many others who have witnessed the increasing rate of fatalities in the Queensland mining industry, today I eagerly awaited the delivery of a report entitled Review of all fatal...

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Recovery of Tasmanian miner progresses

Work has progressed slowly on recovery of Tasmanian miner Cameron Goss from Henty Gold Mine. Pybar Mining Services confirmed today that recovery operations at Henty Gold Mine continued through the...

Workplace accidents claim lives of loved ones. Reflect

For those who will feel the pain at Christmas

OPINION Over the years I’ve sat or spoken to several families who have lost loved ones in workplace accidents. The profound effect of hearing their accounts first hand has always moved me to...

avoiding heat stress

Prepare early and avoid heat stress

Mine sites across Australia are being urged to take extra care this year to avoid heat stress. When preparing for work in heat mining companies should be closely monitoring the Bureau of Meteorology...

EPIROC’s new LHD automation

Epiroc’s has released a new offering for LHD automation that, it says, brings new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining. Scooptram Automation Total allows for multi machine...

The NSW resources regulator will blitz dust levels at mines across the state

Resources regulator to blitz mines for dust control

The NSW Resources Regulator is preparing a major blitz on quarries across the state to minimise the effects of dust exposures. Resources Regulator Chief Inspector of Mines Garvin Burns said quarries...