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Fire incident from fuel cart refuelling

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous fire incident that occurred in an open cut coal mine.  According to the report, a fuel cart was refuelling a drill rig when a cracked fuel tank...

Light Vehcile Crash at Glencore Ravenworth mine

Light vehicle crash leaves mineworker hospitalised

A mine worker has been rushed to hospital this afternoon following a light vehicle crash at the Glencore Itochu Ravensworth mine. According to reports from NSW Ambulance services, a light vehicle...

Two dead, five missing in Glencore mine accident

GLENCORE MINE ACCIDENT Two workers are dead and five are missing after a geotechnical failure at Glencore’s Katanga mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday. The failure occurred on the...

A former coal mine worker is suing Anglo

Former Coal Worker Sues Anglo After Car Crash

Former coal worker Donald Welch is suing Anglo Coal and Workpac after working a 75-hour week and, the afternoon following an overnight shift, crashing his car. The 50-year-old, who had finished his...

Crash on WA’s Goldfields leaves four dead

A devastating crash between a car and a bus carrying mine workers in Western Australia’s Goldfields has resulted in the death of a mother, her two small children and her baby boy. According to...

Manganese train ploughs into four wheel drive

The driver of a four wheel drive had a lucky escape after a train carrying manganese ploughed into his vehicle near Katherine in the Northern Territory. According to the NT News, the train was...