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Lightning strikes and lightning safety at mines

Crane operator struck by lightning

A crane operator has been struck by lightning at work near the Brisbane port in the early hours of this morning. The incident has demonstrated the risks of operation of equipment in lightning storms...

Mining and shipping operations suspended at port hedland

BHP Port Hedland on red alert

BHPs Port Hedland operations have been shut down as the ‘severe’ rated tropical cyclone Veronica bears down on the West Australian coast. The BOM advised moments ago that Tropical cyclone...

Strike-Alert

“Strike-Alert products are popular for recreational, sports groups, storm enthusiasts, and industrial organisations when outdoors.  The HD3000 model is mainly used by industries where there is a lot...

Forces of nature

Forces of nature

Weather expert Matt Saunderson talks about forecasting mining safety with advanced weather solutions. The vast continent of Australia experiences the full range of weather phenomena that Mother...

Old Mount Morgan Mine Site Prepares for Cyclone Marcia

Old Mount Morgan Mine Site Prepares for Cyclone Marcia

The old Mount Morgan mine site in Central Queensland has been prepared for  heavy rain and violent winds expected when Cyclone Marcia reaches the Capricorn Coast some time early tomorrow morning...

Warning Issued: If It’s Flooded – Forget It

With severe weather warnings and localised flooding across Queensland and many parts of the country, motorists are being reminded that if it’s flooded – forget it. There is currently a...

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