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light vehicle incident nsw mine

Light vehicle hits drill steel

A light vehicle incident at a NSW mine has highlighted risks from equipment protruding from vehicles. A light vehicle hit a drill steel protruding from a jumbo drilling rig that was parked in the...

dozer fire nsw mine

Dozer burns on blast heap and coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert on a dozer fire at a NSW open cut mine where fan operator escaped with minor injuries. According to the report, the operator decided to relocate the...

highwall collapse loader operator fatality

Highwall collapse investigation report

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released an investigation report involving the fatality of a loader operator from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in...

Liebherr truck rollover Mount Arthur

Liebherr rollover at Mount Arthur….again

The NSW Resources Regulator is believed to be investigating an incident that occurred at BHP Mount Arthur mine where a fully loaded Liebherr Haul truck rolled at 11.45pm on Friday night injuring the...

HV cables in coal mine black cat

LHD clips high voltage cables | Mine shuts down

In a somewhat bizarre but frightening incident, a Load Haul Dumper (LHD) operator has shut down an underground coal mine when a raised bucket clipped high voltage cables in a roadway. The NSW...

crib relief engages with locals

BMA Saraji focuses on shift flexibility for local mums

The ‘local crib relief’ program at the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) Saraji coal mine in Dysart, Queensland is a great illustration of how thinking inclusively can deliver for a workplace, business...

tyre safety management programs

Tyre maintenance & critical risks | Feature Interview

To get to the heart of what makes a great tyre safety program at a mine site,  AMSJ spoke with Greg Glennon, an experienced operations manager in the tyre industry. Greg recently spoke at last...

excavator rollover in dozer push

Excavator rollover after track crosses dozer push

An excavator has rolled over onto its side in an NSW open cut. According to the regulator’s report, the excavator rollover occurred in a dozer push area after a track went over a 0.5 metre to 1...