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casual mining workers

Casuals may ask for permanent jobs from today

From today, some casual mining workers will be able to ask their employers for permanent positions if they have worked in that job for 12 months. The ruling by the Fair Work Commission allows casuals...

calibrating a gas detector

Calibrating a gas detector costs a life

It seems almost incomprehensible that the process of calibrating a gas detector would cost an underground miner his life…but it did. This is the tragic story of Paul Maguire who died at work at...

mining safety lighting

Unpowered mining safety lighting is a disruptor

Australian manufacturer Glo-X has developed a range of unpowered mining safety lighting products suitable for use in emergency shelters, egress routes and other areas of mines where illumination is...

mine fire

Update on North Goonyella Mine fire

Peabody announced in a media release today that it has developed a multi-tiered plan in an effort to extinguish the fire and contain the impacts at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland.  The plan...

Peabody Provides Update On North Goonyella

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Peabody (NYSE: BTU) is providing an update on its report on conditions at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland following indications of a fire in a...

Statement Regarding North Goonyella Mine Developments

Media Statement from Peabody 28/9/2018 Peabody has updated its report on conditions at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland following elevated gas levels that were previously reported. Mine...

mine fire

Coal mine fire building at North Goonyella

BREAKING NEWS: An underground mine fire is reportedly increasing in intensity at the North Goonyella Mine near Moranbah and an explosion is highly possible. Unofficial reports tonight say that there...

Employment in mining growing

Latest statistics from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) for the 2017-18 financial year showed employment in mining and energy is growing with more than 112,000 people...

Data driven insights to shape future of mining

Using data driven insights to improve the decision-making process has been one of the biggest trends in the mining industry over the past few years. It is expected that this trend will continue to be...

autonous mining

Could an autonomous machine take my job?

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW It’s definitely a question on the lips of many across the industry.  Its’ likely that an autonomous machine will change the way we conduct specific mining operations...

DC Truck Vibrator

Vibrators go pink for breast cancer awareness month

US based Martin engineering is set to donate funds from DC Truck Vibrators sold in October toward breast cancer research. Following the success of its 2017 campaign, a global leader in bulk material...

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