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Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

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Vale CEO speaks out on dam collapse

In a surprise statement, the Vale Chief Executive Officer has spoken out on the Corrego do Feijao mine tailings dam disaster. He told a press conference that there were 300 contractors and employees...

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Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

Vale tailings dam collapses

Death toll reaches 40 in tailings dam collapse

UPDATED 27/1 17:08 The death toll from the collapse of a Vale tailings dam collapse in Brazil has risen to 40 (from 34 AM 27/1) with hundreds still missing. Vale has confirmed that as of this...

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Mining rescue team finds body of boy in borehole

UPDATE: The Spanish mining rescue team has found the body of a boy in the borehole missing since January 13. In one of the most challenging mining rescue team efforts in recent times, the team from...

haul truck brake hose results in fire

Damaged haul truck brake hose results in fire

Haul truck brake hose inspection critical to minimising fire risks. The dangers of plant fires from leaking hydraulic hoses has been well documented across the Australian mining industry. In an...

dump truck and dozer collide

Dump truck and dozer collide

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a collision occurred between a dump truck and dozer at a dump in an open cut coal mine. The truck driver stated the dozer driver gave him permission to...

bush fire at renison bell

Tasmanian bush fire heading for Renison Bell mine

A bush fire has caused a partial evacuation of the Renison Bell mine in Tasmania. The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) this afternoon has issued a bush fire emergency warning for Zeehan and Renison Bell...

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16 dead in Ghana gold mining accident

Sixteen miners are confirmed dead at a gold mine in Ghana run by a Chinese mining company. The exact cause of the fatalities is being investigated, but Ghana local media have reported that the miners...

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Turnkey proximity detection system

Nanotron Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sensera Ltd, and industrial safety solutions provider Selectronic have announced their first joint product: the PDS2400 Collision Avoidance...

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