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dozer fire nsw mine

Dozer burns on blast heap and coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert on a dozer fire at a NSW open cut mine where fan operator escaped with minor injuries. According to the report, the operator decided to relocate the...

excavtor fire at thiess mount arthur mine

Excavator fire following return from service

The NSW Resources Regulator has released preliminary information on the Liebherr 996 excavator fire that reportedly occurred at a Thiess operation approximately two weeks ago. AMSJ has been informed...

bush fire at renison bell

Tasmanian bush fire heading for Renison Bell mine

A bush fire has caused a partial evacuation of the Renison Bell mine in Tasmania. The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) this afternoon has issued a bush fire emergency warning for Zeehan and Renison Bell...

haul truck fire

Haul truck fire | Driver dies from burns

Back in early September at a Peabody USA operation, a haul truck driver on night shift died after receiving extensive burns while exiting a haul truck on fire. According to reports from the US Mine...

Safety Bulleting – Mines and preparing for fires

Mines are advised to prepare for surface fires  and consult with emergency authorities in their regions. KEY INFORMATION • Mine and petroleum site operators must ensure that their safety management...

GDF Suez refuse to foot $18m Hazelwood mine fire bill

GDF Suez are refusing to pay the $18 million bill for fire fighting efforts to extinguish a fire that burned for 45 days at their Hazelwood mine in Victoria, blanketing nearby towns in smokes and ash...