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Autonomous mining trucks collide at Jimblebar

BHP has confirmed that two autonomous mining trucks collided at the Jimblebar mine on Saturday evening at around 11.pm. A spokesperson for BHP confirmed that the autonomous truck incident occurred as...

Vale ordered to stop production following tailings dam disaster

Vale ordered to stop production

Vale has been ordered to stop production by a Brazilian court at an additional iron ore mining operation amidst Government claims of potential tailings dam safety issues. The court order relates to...

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FIFO worker injured in cricket match | Compo upheld

A FIFO worker who was injured in a cricket match between shifts on a FIFO site has had a Return to WorkSA appeal (See Note 1) squashed after ReturntoWork SA sort to exclude his injury from...

gastro strikes FIFO camp

Gastro hits FIFO camp

Twenty-six FIFO workers have come down with a bout of gastro at a Western Australian mining camp over the last few days sparking fears of poor camp food hygiene, raw sewerage in drains and improper...

cause of runaway train

BHP runaway train | What really happened

The ATSB has released a preliminary report today into the BHP’s runaway train incident which destroyed two locomotives, 245-ore cars and 2 km of track. The report has highlighted a significant...

apprentice electric shock

Mining apprentice electrician receives shock

An apprentice and the supervising electrician this past week received a dangerous electric shock while re-terminating an electric supply line in an electrical cabinet.  According to information, the...

underground haul truck fire

Fire on underground haul truck | Drivetrain bearing

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire on underground haul truck at a metalliferous mine in the past week. According to the Regulator, a bearing collapsed on the drive train and grease was...

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