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To The Rescue

A case study of the training practices of the Mine Rescue Team at Golden Grove, Western Australia. Golden Grove background Golden Grove, 500 km north of Perth, is a complex and challenging operation...

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Mount Mulligan mine disaster

The Mount Mulligan mine disaster of 1921 shocked the nation and brought about badly needed changes to legislation. Mine safety professionals across the country were forced to reassess their attitude...

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Slip into something less comfortable

Mining ergonomics expert, Robin Burgess-Limerick, discusses how to prevent slips, trips and falls during mining equipment access and egress. Access to, and egress from, mining equipment is an...

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Maternity Workwear | Empowering Women in mining

The number of women in mining has been increasing exponentially over the past decade as the resources sector looks to address specific skills shortages. Maternity workwear is a growing trend and one...

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Corrosion and Prevention 2019

Corrosion and Prevention 2019 will bring together leading researchers and industry practitioners who combat corrosion daily. Diverse technical streams will showcase the latest developments in...

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Queensland forms mine safety partnership with India

The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans. The MoU was approved last week by a union...

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Safe Work Australia and Mining

Last year 191 Australians lost their lives as a result of their employment and a further 106,000 made claims for serious injuries says Safe Work Australia. October is National Safe Work Month, and...

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The Why and How of Critical Risk Management

Critical Risks focus on the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities and in some cases can include other unwanted material events (UME’s) relating to significant financial loss or business...

Mining safety shows global improvement

The amount of mining fatalities among 28 of the world’s 40 largest miners which disclosed their safety statistics has reduced by 37 percent. Out of 22 companies which reported injury frequency rate...