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heat stress

Prepare early and avoid heat stress

Mine sites across Australia are being urged to take extra care this year when preparing for work in heat, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting above average daytime temperatures in the months...

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Room for improvement in mining competency assessment

A mining industry conference in Queensland has heard that some mining related competencies are being signed off without due care and attention. Attendees at the Resources Training Council conference...

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Transporting used batteries | Understanding the risks

Transporting used batteries can present a range of risks to mining operators, transport providers and those involved in chain of responsibility. David Bush is our guest author and is the General...

heavy vehicle safety

WA Government to improve heavy vehicle safety

The Western Australian State Government will contribute more than $6 million towards improving roads, rest stops and road train assembly areas across the state to improve heavy vehicle safety. The...

dust disease

CFMEU questions BHP about dust disease at AGM

CFMEU: IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia have questioned BHP regarding its’ “unsustainable and dangerous business...

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NSW Mining safety incidents this week

The NSW Resources Regulator has provided an update on the number of mining safety incidents occurring  in the NSW Mining Industry this week. Here’s a few of the key safety incidents around the...

North Goonyella mine

Peabody silent while witch hunt continues

STORY UPDATED 26/10/2018 Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU), the Queensland Government and the CFMEU have remained tight lipped regarding the future of the North Goonyella mine following the underground mine...

Worker collapses in Crib Room

The NSW Resources Regulator has responded to a reported death of a worker at the Peabody Wilpinjong Coal Mine near Mudgee. At around 4pm on 17 October 2018 a worker is reported to have collapsed in...

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