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Roof bolting rig

Part of mine roof swings down and hospitalises worker

Ceiling support infrastructure became loose and severely injured a resources employee. A mine worker was recently rushed to the emergency department with two broken ribs and a lacerated lung due to a...

Appin North Coal Colliery

Coal mine’s work health safety undertaking rejected

Authorities have dismissed a resources giant’s plan to implement effective work, health and safety initiatives. Endeavour Coal will have to go back to the drawing board after the New South...

Cadia Hill Mine

Underground mine fire leaves worker with serious burns

An employee suffered severe injuries after material handling equipment caught on fire at an underground operation. One Newcrest Mining worker received serious burns when his LH621 Sandvik loader...

illegal fossicking

Drone technology used to target illegal fossicking

The NSW Resources Regulator has teamed up with the National Parks and Wildlife Service to target illegal fossicking in the Torrington State Conservation Area. Resources Regulator’s Director of...

new mine safety regulator's report

NSW Mine Safety Regulator’s Report

The NSW mine safety regulator “Resources Regulator” has issued its annual report on activities for the 2018/209 period. The report provides detail on the range incidents and two...

tackle dust at mines and quarries

New campaign to tackle dust at mines and quarries

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has launched a new awareness campaign to tackle the risk from dust in the workplace, called “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there”. Dust...

Kevin Anderson NSW Workplace Health & Safety law reforms

Changes flagged for NSW Work Health & Safety Laws

The NSW Government has proposed a range of reforms for work health and safety laws in a new Bill that will see a range of significant changes including the incorporation of manslaughter prosecutions...

AMSJ April 2022