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Macmahon cops $375K fine after penalty appealed

Macmahon Mining services have been fined $375K for a fatal mining incident following an appeal against the original $75K fine by the NSW Attorney General. The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal upheld the...

Shoddy welding ‘will lead to deaths’

The Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) has warned that Public safety is at risk unless Australian politicians legislate to enforce compliance with Australian standards for fabricated...

Light vehicles recalled

Over the last month a number of light vehicle manufacturers have issued recall notices. Mitsubishi and Toyota have jointly recalled more than 750,000 passenger vehicles sold in Australia...

01 Environmental Buesiness

What’s this environmental business all about

Over the next few issues of AMSJ, mine site environmental specialist, Phil Abernethy, will walk through, step by step, the essentials of environmental management in the resources sector. All mining...

Unfair dismissal of Moolarben mine worker upheld

A Moolarben mine worker had his appeal against an unfair dismissal decision rejected by the Fair Work Commission late last week. Andrew Maunder was dismissed on 22 March 2014 from the NSW coal mine...

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The real dangers of corrosion

[hr]At about 3.00 pm on 6 November 2007 Ian Battams, an underground maintenance worker at the Perilya Broken Hill Southern Operations, fell through the handrail of a raised walkway while cleaning the...

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