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Ten years since Beaconsfield miners rescued

Ten years ago today, Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. At 9.26pm on April 25, 2006, the miners became entombed...

Tragedy at Depth: Austar Coal Mine double fatality

The following is the executive summary of an investigation report, prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit, into a double fatality at the Austar Coal Mine in New South Wales in 2014...

Kimberly Clark - Heat Stress

Study: PPE protects workers against fatigue

While the days are getting shorter and the nights are growing colder, the risk of heat-related illnesses striking mine workers remains. A new whitepaper by Kimberly Clark, Burning out: How fighting...

RECALL: Defects discovered in self-rescuers

A batch of self-rescuers have been recommended to be returned for assessment due to a defect has been revealed by a NSW Mine Safety Alert. The SR50 and SR100A self rescuers have been recommended by...

Budget 2016: ‘A blueprint for growth’

The following is a statement from Minerals Council of Australia Chief Executive Brendan Pearson regarding the Federal Budget.    The 2016 Federal Budget is a strong pro-growth budget. It...

Haul trucks pretty in pink for breast cancer

The Roy Hill Project, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, is turning pink for breast cancer awareness. Roy Hill have unveiled the first three pink haul trucks to raise awareness for breast...

Safety News: Around The World

[tabs style=”boxed”] [tab title=”1″] South Africa Four miners were killed at Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine shaft 14 on January 22. The workers died after being trapped...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Hunter Valley mine fined for exceeding blasting limits

The Department of Planning and Environment has fined Hunter Valley Operations Pty Ltd for exceeding approved blasting limits at its Hunter Valley Operations South coal mine. The company must ensure...

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