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Mining and shipping operations suspended at port hedland

BHP Port Hedland on red alert

BHPs Port Hedland operations have been shut down as the ‘severe’ rated tropical cyclone Veronica bears down on the West Australian coast. The BOM advised moments ago that Tropical cyclone...

excavtor fire at thiess mount arthur mine

Excavator fire following return from service

The NSW Resources Regulator has released preliminary information on the Liebherr 996 excavator fire that reportedly occurred at a Thiess operation approximately two weeks ago. AMSJ has been informed...

meghalaya mine accident

Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

vale ceo tailings dam

Vale CEO speaks out on dam collapse

In a surprise statement, the Vale Chief Executive Officer has spoken out on the Corrego do Feijao mine tailings dam disaster. He told a press conference that there were 300 contractors and employees...

Vale tailings dam collapses

Death toll reaches 40 in tailings dam collapse

UPDATED 27/1 17:08 The death toll from the collapse of a Vale tailings dam collapse in Brazil has risen to 40 (from 34 AM 27/1) with hundreds still missing. Vale has confirmed that as of this...


Mining rescue team finds body of boy in borehole

UPDATE: The Spanish mining rescue team has found the body of a boy in the borehole missing since January 13. In one of the most challenging mining rescue team efforts in recent times, the team from...

a ghana gold mining accident took 16 lives

16 dead in Ghana gold mining accident

Sixteen miners are confirmed dead at a gold mine in Ghana run by a Chinese mining company. The exact cause of the fatalities is being investigated, but Ghana local media have reported that the miners...

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