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Wilpinjong Mine Peabody Energy

Wilpinjong mine

The Wilpinjong mine is located in the western coalfields of NSW, Australia (approximately 48km north-east of Mudgee) and produces high-quality thermal coal for domestic and export markets. It is a...

safety management systems should assist management

Safety Management Systems – a different perspective

A Safety Management System is supposed to be a systematic and proactive process for managing safety risks. Having a structured approach to safety management should complement and support good...

Cause of the Moura No. 2 mine disaster

What was the cause of the Moura No. 2 mine disaster? The mining warden’s inquiry into the Moura No. 2 mine disaster found that the first explosion originated in a sealed mine panel (a block...

mining safety practitioner looks at bucket for hazards

What is mining safety?

What is mining safety Mining safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mine...

Australian mining D11 working at Weipa in the Australian Mining Industry

Australian mining

Mining is a significant and important part of Australia’s economy. The Australian mining industry origins stem back to the early days of Australia’s settlement when first settlers...