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BHP port rail

Heavy vehicle fatally collides with mine worker

Authorities are investigating how a large locomotive struck and killed a resources employee. WorkSafe, the Office of National Rail Safety Regulator and Western Australian Police Force are trying to...

Coppabella mine truck

Central Qld coal mine suspended due to trapped worker

A multinational resources producer paused operations after an employee was unable to free himself in Queensland’s Isaac region. Peabody Energy temporarily suspended its Moorvale Coal Mine in...

Saraji coal mine

Major heavy vehicle accident hospitalises coal worker

A mine employee is receiving urgent medical attention after earthmoving machinery overturned in Central Queensland. A Caterpillar D11R dozer recently rolled over at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s...

Auckland Creek coal bridge

Swinging near coal infrastructure kills Queenslander

A young man quickly realised a major mining thoroughfare is no place for ‘monkeying’ around in Central Queensland. The 15-year-old thought it was a great idea to climb the Aurizon coal...

Truck engine fatality

Two blocking suspected in mine truck fatality

Authorities are examining whether a lifting accident involving a heavy vehicle killed a resources employee. Investigators are trying to determine whether anti-two blocking devices could have...

Goonyella Riverside Mine

Mining giants sued for endangering employees

Two resources multinationals were litigated over serious workplace concerns. BHP Coal was recently sued for allegedly failing to manage occupational health and safety risks at the Goonyella Riverside...