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Mount morgan gold mine

On September 6, 1908, seven miners were entombed in 3000 ton of rock during a rockfall at Mount Morgan gold mine. Of the miners that were killed at Mt Morgan, five of them were from Gympie in Queensland. Five of the bodies were returned to Gympie...

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UPDATE: Coal Miners Rescued

Two men who were reported to have been stuck in a coal mine near Sydney have been rescued. The men, at the Tahmoor Colliery, near Bargo River Dr and Remembrance Dr, Tahmoor, were trapped up to 160m...

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Miners trapped at Tahmoor Colliery

A rescue operation is underway tonight for two miners trapped in a lift shaft underground at Glencore’s Tahmoor Colliery south west of Sydney. NSW Police confirmed tonight that they were called...

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Dragline moves from Goonyella to South Walker

If you’re in the mining industry and you’ve not watched it yet, now’s the time. This fantastic dragline move video footage shot in time-lapse from BHP is definitely worth a couple...

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Roadblocks combat fatigue management

WorkSafe WA is conducting a series of roadblock exercises to assess levels of compliance with fatigue management and related laws, and recently participated in a joint roadblock operation undertaken...

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Mine site research expands at Flinders University

Flinders students William Tucker, Samantha Pandelus and Daniel Rossouw at Olympic Dam. (Fourth researcher Shaun Johns absent). Outback mine site research in South Australia is expanding in an...

NSWRR: Mining dangerous incident report

Mining Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01367 A mining dangerous incident has occurred. Summary: An excavator rolled onto its side when the ground gave way under the right-hand track. At the time...

Mining serious injury report: NSWRR

Mining serious injury | SinNot 2018/01385 Summary: A mining serious injury occurred when an opal miner severed three fingers at the first knuckle on the right hand. The miner was adjusting a belt...

NSWRR: Dangerous incident Report

Dangerous incident | SinNot 2018/01391 Summary: A fire occurred on an agitator truck in the decline of a metalliferous underground mine. The operator saw a glow on the decline wall and stopped to...

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