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air isolation failure

Failure to isolate compressed air

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during the commissioning of a new water line, the end cap was being undone in...

mineworker fall from height

Worker seriously injured after falling from roof

WorkSafe Queensland has released a safety alert regarding a worker who suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately six metres through a roof after walking on an old skylight panel that had...

RESOURCES EXPLORATION

More funding for Queensland exploration

Queensland launches the State Government of $2.5 million in funding for this Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) round. Queensland Exploration Council Chair Kim Wainwright said:...

world day for safety and health at work

2021 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Wednesday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. The day provides an opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupational diseases, deaths...

Bis and UGM joint facility

Bis and UGM joint facility in Mackay for local miners

Leading resource logistics provider Bis and specialised maintenance provider, UGM opened the doors on a new purpose-built facility in Mackay which it will share with its underground services...

BHP biofuels trail

BHP’s biofuels trial success

BHP, German shipping company Oldendorff Carriers, and advanced biofuels pioneer GoodFuels, with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), conducted the first marine biofuel trial involving...

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws

NSW seeks comment on proposed amendments to WHS laws

The NSW Resources Regulator is seeking comment from interested stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Regulation (WHS...

Worker seriously injured by ejected object

Worker seriously injured by ejected object

The NSW Resources Regulator has released investigation information regarding a worker who was struck by the pin as it was ejected resulting in a compound fracture to his right lower leg at Lynwood...