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Human factors in mining

Reducing incidents through human factors

Transport and heavy resource companies are spending more money and time implementing state of the art technology and innovative safety management systems; improving HR, training, risk management and...

mining accident LHD

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...

stockpile fatality

Stockpile truck fatality costs quarry operator $230K

The operator of a quarry in Victoria has been convicted and fined $230,000 after a driver was killed when his vehicle rolled on a stockpile in May 2016. Keilor Melton Quarries Pty Ltd was sentenced...

crane rollover

Crane rollover at Callide mine

Media reports say that a ‘Crane rolled at the Callide Mine’ last Friday morning. The crane rollover resulted in the transfer of an operator to a hospital. A Queensland Ambulance Services...

mining industry farewells Allan Houston who death rocked the industry

Mining industry farewells a champion

The Queensland mining industry has farewelled Big Al (Allan Houston) in a moving service in Rockhampton on Monday. Allan was tragically killed in a dozer incident at the Saraji Mine on New...

mine safety breaches

Up to three years in prison for mine safety breaches

The Queensland Government has recently increased maximum penalties for court-based prosecutions of up to $3.9 million for mining corporations and $783,300 or 3 years imprisonment for individuals for...