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Mount Monger mine

Third mine worker dies in less than a year

Authorities are investigating the latest in a string of resources employee fatalities. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety wants to know exactly how a worker passed away while on...

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...

AMSJ April 2022