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oil overheating gearbox

Dangerous incident at underground mine

NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous incident that occurred in an underground mine. Workers in an underground coal mine smelt something burning and noticed that the gearbox output shaft...

Manned loader falls into open stope

Manned loader falls into open stope | fatal accident

Western Australia’s Department of mines industry regulation and safety (DMIRS) has released a report regarding to manned loader falling into an open stope. In July 2020, an operator was driving...

DRC mine accident site

First bodies recovered at DRC mine accident site

Miners searching the site near the town of Kamituga have so far recovered 18 bodies, after heavy rains caused the artisanal gold mine to cave in, burying those working below ground. Emergency workers...

backfilling stopes

Floor slump on stope | Incident report

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report regarding to floor slump on stope in an underground metals mine. A Jumbo operator and a nipper were working on a stope that had previously been rock...

Electrician injured in underground mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an electrician got injured in underground metals mine. Electricians working underground were installing a high tension cable from an integrated tool carrier...

fires

Fire in Crusher House

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported fire occurred in the crusher house in an open cut mine. A control room operator saw fire through the closed-circuit television (CCTV) system in a crusher...

haul truck tray

Haul truck’s tray strikes walkway

The NSW Resources Regulator has released an incident report regarding a haul truck’s tray striking a walkway at an open-cut construction materials mine. After tipping a load, a haul truck...

injury

Worker’s arm caught in tail pulley

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker’s arm became caught in the tail pulley on the main drive of a screening plant belt. The worker removed a guard to view the belt...

excavator to overturn.

An excavator overturned at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report of an excavator that overturned in open cut coal mine. A 30 tonne excavator conducting rehabilitation work was being walked backwards when one track...

workers injury

Operator seriously injured after entered no-go area

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker was hit on the leg while helping to remove a power pack from a longhole drill. The work group entered the area to remove the power...

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