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mineworker dies in collision between light vehicle and dozer

Mineworker dies in light vehicle dozer collision

The NSW Mining Regulator is on the scene of a fatality this morning involving a collision with a light vehicle and a dozer. A mineworker was killed in the incident around 4.45 pm on Monday at the...

mount arthur haul truck incident

Another Mount Arthur haul truck incident

A haul truck has been involved in an incident which saw the truck tip backwards onto its’ tailgate following loading. The incident occurred at around 9 am Wednesday at the Mount Arthur mine. In...

light vehicle open face incident

Light vehicle drives over open face

A light vehicle has driven over an open face at a NSW mine leaving the drivers shaken and an excavator operator facing an investigation. According to the NSW Resources Regulator, a light vehicle was...

Hydraulic fluid fire

Assessing risk in hydraulic fluid fires

The range of hydraulic fluid fires across the Australian mining industry has long been a concern for mining operators and plant owners. Recent machinery fires have resulted from damaged hydraulic...

Vehicle rollaway

Vehicle rollaway at mine site

The NSW Mines Regulator has reported a vehicle rollaway at a mine site. The Regulator’s release said ‘An unattended light vehicle moved an estimated 250 metres from where it was parked...

Downing in a dozer

Drowning in a dozer

While open cut miners are familiar with working around sumps in mines, very few operators may consider the potential scenarios of drowning in a dozer. The reality of an operator drowning in a dozer...

truck rolls from bench in quarry highlighting quarry safety concerns

Man dies as truck rolls from bench

A quarry work has died following a horrific accident at a Perth quarry when his truck has rolled from a bench yesterday morning. Western Australian Police have confirmed that the man in his 40s has...