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grader operator killed in underground collision

Grader operator killed in underground collision

BREAKING NEWS: A grader operator has been killed following a collision with a personnel carrier at Anglo American’s Moranbah North underground. AMSJ understands that a grader and a personnel...

Digger high potential incident at BMA caval Ridge

Another BMA Digger High Potential Incident

AMSJ have received unofficial reports of another BMA Digger ‘high potential incident’ in this past week at its Caval Ridge site 17 km south of Moranbah. AMSJ believes that the Caterpillar...

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Merlo rollover at NSW mine during dragline cable move

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a Merlo rollover dangerous incident. According to the latest report, the experienced operator was undertaking work moving a dragline cable using a Merlo 2448...

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Transport sector warned about risks from cyber attacks

Cyber attacks are very real and an insurance giant has warned the transport sector regarding automation risks. Transport and logistics businesses must address risks that come with increased use of...

dozer buried in stockpile

Dozer buried in a stockpile | Mining Incident

In a reported incident this week a dozer operating on a stockpile encountered a void that resulted in the dozer buried in a stockpile. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that  “While...

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Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

vent tube chain crushed fingers

Vent tube chain squashed underground miner’s fingers

A mining accident at a New South Wales mine has resulted in a mineworker suffering two fractured fingers from a vent tube chain while operating a shuttle car at an underground mine. According to...

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Safe to work for Australian mining industry

While Australian mining companies have demonstrated a consistent focus over the last two decades on getting miners safe to work, some are questioning what needs to be done to improve safety while...

Going the Distance – Underground

Going the Distance – Underground   Many vehicle related accidents not only occur on our roads, but also underground where the conditions are more hazardous, more challenging and with...

BHP Mount Arthur Coal Mine crash

Storm blamed for car crash leaving one injured

A State Government-funded agency has taken a page from 1980s pop music band Milli Vanilli, blaming the rain for causing a serious car crash. A worker recently suffered serious injuries after crashing...

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