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Man in court over Hazelwood mine blaze

A man has faced court, accused of starting the fire that burned for 45-days at the Hazelwood Mine in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The 20 year-old from Gippsland, appeared in the Latrobe Valley...

Emergency activation system launched at rescue comp

More 130 Newcastle mining brigadesmen received an SMS text message this morning, activating an emergency response to attend a local underground incident. Luckily, there was no actual emergency, but...

Turkey looks to Queensland for mine safety expertise

A visit by a high-level delegation of Turkish mining officials may open the door to commercial opportunities for Queensland’s world-class mine safety training and technology. Minister for State...

WA FIFO inquiry recommends code of practice

A Code of Practice has been recommended to address issues surrounding mental health and FIFO work arrangements The Education and Health Standing Committee handed down its report – The impact of...

Focus on safety at Exploration Industry Forum

The Department of Mines and Petroleum will hold the first Exploration Industry Forum on Friday, June 26, at the University Club of Western Australia. The forum will focus on worker safety and...

DMP releases report on Nifty bogger fatality

The Department of Mines and Petroleum has released a Significant Incident Report regarding the death of a bogger at Nifty Copper Mine. The report has revealed the load-haul-dump (LHD or bogger)...

Rio Tinto seeks Health and Safety Principal Advisor

Rio Tinto have posted a vacant position on their website which may be suitable for safety experts in the mining industry. The company are seeking a Principal Advisor Health and Safety to ensure that...

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