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Lung screening delays may cause industry havoc

Lung screening delays for Queensland mine workers and new industry entrants are potentially about to cause havoc for the industry according to a mining industry recruitment professional. It is...

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Mine safety concerns close century old mine

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state authorities have banned mining activities due to mine safety concerns. A number of roof falls, conveyor...

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WA Regulator drops charges in mobile plant accident

The WA Department of Justice (State Solicitor) has dropped charges against a drilling company for a mobile plant accident where a drilling offsider was run over by a tracked vehicle on a salt lake in...

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Liebherr rollover at Mount Arthur….again

The NSW Resources Regulator is believed to be investigating an incident that occurred at BHP Mount Arthur mine where a fully loaded Liebherr Haul truck rolled at 11.45pm on Friday night injuring the...

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LHD clips high voltage cables | Mine shuts down

In a somewhat bizarre but frightening incident, a Load Haul Dumper (LHD) operator has shut down an underground coal mine when a raised bucket clipped high voltage cables in a roadway. The NSW...

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Metropolitan Coal mine gas investigation continues

The NSW Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into a mine gas incident at Metropolitan Coal Mine, where workers were withdrawn from the underground coal mine after carbon dioxide and...

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Company fined $180K for failure to pay security deposit

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed a Court decision to convict and fine Abterra Australia Pty Ltd $180,000 for failing to comply with a legal obligation to pay an environmental rehabilitation...

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