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Is mining safety a journey or a destination?

OPINION  There is no doubt that there are some safety challenges facing the mining industry in Australia. While it’s clear that there are pockets of excellence with some outstanding initiatives...

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Ground control guidance for mining operations

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking public comment on a suite of guidance materials developed for ground control for WA mining operations. The department has...

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Driver of BHP runaway train sacked

The driver of BHP runaway train was sacked in the weeks before Christmas according to a recent report from ABC news According to reports, the 63-year-old driver was notified of his dismissal on the...

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Department launches investigation into Saraji Incident

In the lead up to the funeral of miner Allan Houston next Monday, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate has announced an investigation into the incident that claimed his life at the BMA Saraji Mine on...

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Dozer incident at QAL | D6 Slips off dam wall

Rio’s QAL has confirmed a serious dozer incident occurred at its’ Gladstone operations in early December. The incident involved a contracted Caterpillar D6 Dozer that was transversing an...

Saraji miner Allan Houston

Funeral Notice for Saraji Miner Allan Houston

The funeral notice for Saraji miner Allan Houston who was tragically killed in a dozer accident on NYE at the BMA Saraji Mine has been issued. Many of our readers knew Allan (Al) and may wish to pay...

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Mine safety alert | Articulated water truck overturns

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy has issued a mine safety alert regarding a September 2018 incident where a Caterpillar 740B water truck. The alert highlights the need...

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Former union boss takes a swipe at Mines Inspectors

A former CFMEU union boss has taken a swipe at the Queensland Government’s response to a mining safety incident where a worker suffered breathing difficulty in an underground coal mine in...

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