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Final Report into Ranger Uranium Mine spill released

The final report into the leach tank spill at Ranger uranium mine in the NT late last year has been released, with mine owners, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), given a light rap on the knuckles...

Mining contractor fined $115,000 over death of worker

Mining Contractor, Crushing Services International Pty Ltd (CSI) has been fined $115,000 plus court costs in relation to the death of contracted electrician Kurt Williams on 14 August last year. The...

Crash on WA’s Goldfields leaves four dead

A devastating crash between a car and a bus carrying mine workers in Western Australia’s Goldfields has resulted in the death of a mother, her two small children and her baby boy. According to...

What’s on this week for Safe Work Month

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be aware that October is Safe Work month across the country. SafeWork Australia has out together an impressive range of seminars and...

Bushfire at Christmas Creek mine

Volunteer firefighters were called in to control a bushfire at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine in the Pilbara last Thursday night. According to The West Australian the fire was sparked by a...

The myth of the error-free future

[hr]I WAS PERFECT, THEN I FOUND OUT I WAS WRONG Imagine you’re doing any of the following activities: typing, cooking, reading, writing, shopping, or driving. Now, think about how often you make an...

Safety Alert issued in WA over vehicle floor mats

The following is a Safety Alert issued by Work Safe WA: Recently a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a moving vehicle in the yard at his workplace.   As the driver was manoeuvring to...

Here comes the sun

[hr]With summer almost upon us, the Cancer Council delivers a timely reminder about the dangers of too much UV exposure and explains what to look for when checking for the early signs of skin cancer...

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