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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...

Yellow candles - underground equipment fire

Three workers killed in underground equipment fire

Three mine workers have been killed in an underground equipment fire at Glencore JV owned Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia. The company has confirmed that three of its miners died after an underground...

maintainer killed by a relief valve

Maintainer killed by relief valve while jacking shovel

The US Mine Safety and Health Administration have released a report into a fatal mine accident where a maintainer was killed by a relief valve while jacking a shovel at a New Mexico mine on 6th March...

fatal helicopter crash at oz minerals

Fatal helicopter crash at mine site

Police are preparing a report for the coroner following a fatal helicopter crash in South Australia’s far North at the OZ Minerals Carrapateena Mine. Police said that at about 10.50am,  police...

autonomous trucks collide in wet weather

WA regulator examining autonomous truck incident

The WA Mines Regulator is examining the latest autonomous truck incident at Jimblebar mine. ‘The two vehicle’s collided due to a traction event caused by a fast-moving weather...