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Jaw crusher barring steel

Fast-moving projectile strikes worker in the head

An underground employee literally copped a mouthful after mine equipment suddenly ejected a large shrapnel piece. Authorities recently examined exactly what caused barring steel to fly out of a jaw...

Raw water tank failure

Collapse damages mine equipment, injures worker

A mining operation reported a structural failure that battered machinery and hurt one employee. A raw water tank recently failed at a Queensland coal mine, releasing large volumes of water across the...

Westgold FIFO workers

Authority lifts FIFO and industry jab mandate

Remote and residential workers will no longer need to show proof of immunisation as a condition of entry to mine sites. The Western Australian Government confirmed it is lifting coronavirus (COVID...

Light vehicle pedestrian accident

Multi-vehicle collision pins coal worker

A mine employee might consider buying a lotto ticket after being fortunate enough to walk away from a pile-up accident. One coal worker was recently sandwiched between utility vehicles at an...

AMSJ April 2022