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Port of Dampier fire

A Port of Dampier fire in a screen house that occurred on Saturday night has been confirmed by Rio Tinto. The fire was contained to the screen house at its East Intercourse Island port operation...

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Malware can impact human lives and worker safety

When we think malware or ransomware, we tend to think about dollars rather than human lives or safety. We tend to imagine the worst that can happen is a loss of money. Researchers recently found...

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Mine safety concerns close century old mine

A coal mine that has operated for more than a century will be forced to shut down because state authorities have banned mining activities due to mine safety concerns. A number of roof falls, conveyor...

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WA Regulator drops charges in mobile plant accident

The WA Department of Justice (State Solicitor) has dropped charges against a drilling company for a mobile plant accident where a drilling offsider was run over by a tracked vehicle on a salt lake in...

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Safety eyewear in mining

Identifying why some mineworkers still fail to wear safety eyewear is a perplexing question. When people know and understand the risks of an eye injury but still won’t comply with policy or...

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Highwall collapse investigation report

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released an investigation report involving the fatality of a loader operator from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in...

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Liebherr rollover at Mount Arthur….again

The NSW Resources Regulator is believed to be investigating an incident that occurred at BHP Mount Arthur mine where a fully loaded Liebherr Haul truck rolled at 11.45pm on Friday night injuring the...

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High pressure fluid release incidents

Incident reporting and investigations across the NSW mining industry have identified a range of uncontrolled high pressure related incidents where mine workers have been struck by discharging...

BHP’s transformational agenda

BHPs announcement to slash 700 jobs (as part of its transformational agenda) across its global workforce of around 62000 has sent a shiver through white-collar staff in its global offices. There’s a...