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Solar farm safety ramps up in Queensland

The Queensland Government is providing subsidised training for electrical workers to assist in improving solar farm safety for workers and improve compliance as a new code of practice is rolled out...

mine operator training

Training mine operators for excellence

Training mine operators can be a challenging business but one mine has used simulators to implement effective mine operator training programs. Situated in Papua New Guinea, the Simulator Training...

mining training

Better Training, Better Outcomes

There is no doubt that mining is a dangerous occupation. In centuries past, the risk of death and serious injury was a very real possibility for mine workers whether they were extracting coal, metal...

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Mining labour hire to be banned in China

In an unprecedented decision, the Chinese Government has moved to ban labour hire in the Chinese mining industry citing issues with safety as a primary concern for the ban. The National Coal Mine...

corrosion

Corrosion and Prevention 2019

Corrosion and Prevention 2019 will bring together leading researchers and industry practitioners who combat corrosion daily. Diverse technical streams will showcase the latest developments in...

competence in mining maintenance and operations

Updated guide: Maintenance of competence scheme

The Resources Regulator has updated the Guide to the maintenance of competence scheme for practising certificates that outlines the ongoing learning requirements to hold a practising certificate in...

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Maintainer killed by relief valve while jacking shovel

The US Mine Safety and Health Administration have released a report into a fatal mine accident where a maintainer was killed by a relief valve while jacking a shovel at a New Mexico mine on 6th March...

Workplace Health & Safety Show

WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETY SHOW HEADS TO SYDNEY

Destined to be more than just an exhibition, the Workplace Health & Safety Show, the official trade show of #SAFETYSCAPE, promises a live, interactive two-way learning experience when it...

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Safety officer with fake OHS qualifications gets compo

A man who falsified OHS qualifications forged a diploma and then worked as a health and safety coordinator has had his weekly compensation payments reinstated after being summarily dismissed for...

dangerous incident when crane rolls on ramp at nsw coal mine

50 tonne crane rolls on ramp

In a dangerous incident this week a 50-tonne crane rolled on a ramp at NSW mine after losing its’ brakes. The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a 50-tonne slew crane rolled while...