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flyrock incident at quarry

Person at risk from flyrock at quarry

The NSW Resources Regulator has released investigation information regarding a dangerous blasting incident at a hard rock quarry. A worker was inside the exclusion zone when a blast was initiated at...

jumbo operator injury

Jumbo operator struck by flyrock

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a jumbo operator’s off-sider sustained lacerations to his leg and arm when he was struck by flyrock at an underground metals mine. Rockfall injures jumbo...

blasting incident

Dangerous blasting incident at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous blasting incident at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, when blasting overburden, fly rock has been ejected beyond the exclusion zone...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Albury Quarry prosecuted over blasting incident

The NSW Resources Regulator (the Regulator) has commenced prosecution proceedings against blasting services contractor Hamiltons Blasting Services Pty Limited (HBSPL), its shotfirer David Hamilton...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Learning from Albury Quarry blasting incident

An investigation report and incident animation video has been released following a dangerous blasting incident that occurred at Albury Quarry, Ettamogah NSW in April 2018. Flyrock on driver’s seat of...

underground blasting accident kills two

Brazil gold mine blasting accident leaves two dead

An underground blasting accident in a Brazilian gold mine on Friday killed two workers and left others hospitalised last week. The blasting accident occurred at Leagold Mining Corporation‘s...

AMSJ April 2022