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excavtor fire at thiess mount arthur mine

Excavator fire following return from service

The NSW Resources Regulator has released preliminary information on the Liebherr 996 excavator fire that reportedly occurred at a Thiess operation approximately two weeks ago. AMSJ has been informed...

autonomous trucks collide in wet weather

Autonomous mining trucks collide at Jimblebar

BHP has confirmed that two autonomous mining trucks collided at the Jimblebar mine on Saturday evening at around 11.pm. A spokesperson for BHP confirmed that the autonomous truck incident occurred as...

water cart rollover at Mt Arthur mine

Water cart rollover over at Mount Arthur

The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed today of a water cart rollover at Mt Arthur Coal Mine. The regulator said that on Friday, 18th January, the mine operator at Mt Arthur Coal Mine, in the...

mining industry farewells

Mining industry farewells a champion

The Queensland mining industry has farewelled Big Al (Allan Houston) in a moving service in Rockhampton on Monday. Allan was tragically killed in a dozer incident at the Saraji Mine on New...

driver of runaway train

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...

union boss

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...

BHP Coal mine safety

CFMEU calls for safety reset across BHP coal mines

The CFMEU has hit out at BHP coal mine safety following the death of dozer operator Allan Houston in a media release issued yesterday. The CFMEU said “The tragic death of mineworker Allan...

BHP runaway train

BHP opens up about cause of the runaway train

This afternoon, BHP’s Edgar Basto (President of Iron Ore Assets) provided further detail on what CEO Andrew Mackenzie alluded to last week,  that the BHP runaway train resulted from “multiple...

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