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Rock Fall

Rock fall hits employee during ground support activity

Plan of Incident Location Worksafe Victoria is issuing a reminder about the importance of managing the risks associated with rock falls whilst developing headings in underground mines. An employee...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Learning from Albury Quarry blasting incident

An investigation report and incident animation video has been released following a dangerous blasting incident that occurred at Albury Quarry, Ettamogah NSW in April 2018. Flyrock on driver’s seat of...

Medusa Mining incident

Medusa Mining worker killed in underground accident

Medusa Mining (MML) has reported the death of a company employee, after a fatal accident occurred at its Philippine operations. The company’s subsidiary, Philsaga Mining, operates the Co-O mine...

A rigid haul truck rolled over

A rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine

The NSW Resources Regulator’s Mine Safety has released a report of rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine. A rigid haul truck rolled over the side of a haul road, coming to rest on the edge of...

mining truck

Rear axle box assembly detaches from mining truck

The NSW Resources Regulator’s Mine Safety has released a report of dangerous incident at open cut coal mine involving a rear axle box assembly detaching from mining truck. According to the...

Shearer used to tow AFC chain results in leg injuries

An incident investigation report has been released by the NSW Mine Safety Regulator following the failure of a RUD link being used in a towing set up to tow an AFC Chain with a longwall shearer. The...

work basket

Mine workers tipped out of work basket

According to the Western Australian mining safety regulator, a significant high potential occurred where mine workers were tipped out of a work basket used with an integrated tool carrier. The...

Anglo American Coal Mine Explosion

Anglo American Grosvenor Mine Explosion

A mine explosion at Anglo American Grosvenor mine near Moranbah in Queensland Australia occurred on the 6th May 2020. We have prepared a range of information and Frequently Asked Questions in...

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