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Diavik mine

‘Devastating’ FIFO crash kills six workers

Colleagues and loved ones are reeling after multiple remote employees suddenly died in a freak accident. Rio Tinto is assisting authorities in determining exactly how a fly-in fly-out plane crashed...

Impala mine

Multiple underground mine workers suffer fatal fall

Almost a dozen subterranean employees plunged to their death. Authorities are examining how lifting machinery fatally dropped 11 night shift workers at Implats’ Impala mine. Investigators are...

Truck operator falls

Heavy vehicle operator suffers fatal fall

A truck driver plunged to his death after his employer allegedly failed to take safety measures. Authorities recently investigated a heavy vehicle fatality at an undisclosed mine site. The operator...

Overturned dump truck

North Qld truck fatally pins employee after fall

A heavy vehicle crushed a resources worker to death after a rapid descent in the Whitsunday region. Authorities recently released conclusive findings from Adam Malone’s tragic workplace...

CPB Contractors

Authorities investigate critical workplace accident

A health and safety regulator is examining what caused an employee to suffer severe injuries. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) recently launched an investigation into a worker who was...