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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 in a mine accident

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 mining 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...

autonomous mining trucks collide in wet weather

Autonomous mining trucks collide at Jimblebar

BHP has confirmed that two autonomous mining trucks collide at the Jimblebar mine on Saturday evening at around 11.pm. A spokesperson for BHP confirmed that the autonomous mining trucks collide...

proximity detection mining vehicles

Proximity detection systems framework on the table

With the global mining industry moving towards the legislated adoption of Proximity Detection Systems, they are becoming a critical control measure for improving safety in mobile mining equipment...

dangerous incident when crane rolls on ramp at nsw coal mine

50 tonne crane rolls on ramp

In a dangerous incident this week a 50-tonne crane rolled on a ramp at NSW mine after losing its’ brakes. The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a 50-tonne slew crane rolled while...