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A stone quarry has been convicted for five offences under the mining act. An environmental management plan was not provided

Five offences under the Mining Act for Bourke Quarry

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed a Court decision on five offences under the Mining Act at Far Western Stone Quarry, around 45kms from Bourke. The operator of Far Western Stone Quarries Pty...

Mining jobs growth has continued through 2018-2019

Mining jobs growth

Mining jobs are growing again according to the latest data. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released has confirmed that opportunities are growing across Australia’s mining industry...

Newcastle mines rescue competition winners Team Orange

Newcastle mines rescue competition

Mines rescue teams and brigadesmen have tested their metal in the annual Newcastle Mines Rescue Competition. The teams gathered at the Abel Mine (Yancoal) approximately 25km from the Port of...

one miner is dead in a zimbabwe mine owned by metallon corporation

Miner dead in Zimbabwe rockfall

One miner is dead and four others have been injured in a rockfall incident at a Zimbabwe gold mine. In a media statement, UK Metallon Corporation said “it regrets to advise of an accident at...

whitehaven mine is in the safety spotlight

Whitehaven mine in safety spotlight again

Whitehaven mine is in the safety spotlight again after council workers blamed the mine for fires from self-rescuer canisters dumped at a waste dump. According to local media ‘over a period of...

mine worker had his foot caught in a scavenger conveyour and sustained extensive injuries

Workers foot caught in scavenger conveyor

A man had to be taken to hospital after his foot was caught in a scavenger conveyor at Appin mine this week. The worker was transported to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery. South32 has...

automation qualification - certificate ii in autonomous workplace

Automation qualification

A new automation qualification for the mining and resources industry has been established through a co-operative agreement between Rio Tinto and WA TAFE. The Certificate II in Autonomous Workplace...

Griffin coal mine fire

Fire shuts down Griffin Coal

A conveyor fire that spread into coal storage hoppers at embattled Griffin Coal Ewington Mine in Collie Western Australia has resulted in damage to coal loading facilities. The fire reportedly took...

truck rolls from bench in quarry highlighting quarry safety concerns

Man dies as truck rolls from bench

A quarry work has died following a horrific accident at a Perth quarry when his truck has rolled from a bench yesterday morning. Western Australian Police have confirmed that the man in his 40s has...

Moranbah miners memorial contributing lodges

Moranbah miner’s memorial

A memorial commemorating miners who have tragically lost their lives in Moranbah’s mining industry will be built in the town’s centre. “Establishing a Miners’ Memorial in Moranbah has been a long...