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Digger high potential incident at BMA caval Ridge

Another BMA Digger High Potential Incident

AMSJ have received unofficial reports of another BMA Digger ‘high potential incident’ in this past week at its Caval Ridge site 17 km south of Moranbah. AMSJ believes that the Caterpillar...

national group excavator delivery

New excavator deliveries to Bowen Basin mines

SPONSORED The National Group have closed out a record-breaking 2018 and started 2019 off with a bang by delivering a pair of brand new Excavators into Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The first of these...

mining industry farewells Allan Houston who death rocked the industry

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...

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...

saraji mine incident

BMA releases details of Saraji mine incident

BMA has released additional details of the miner who passed away in the tragic incident at Saraji mine on new year’s eve. The Gracemere man passed away following a dozer incident that involved...

goonyella riverside miner dies in arc gouging incident

Death of coal mine worker at Goonyella Riverside

Our thoughts are with family, friends and colleagues of the mine worker who has tragically passed away following an arc gouging on a wear plate at the Goonyella Riverside coal mine near Moranbah at...

BMA Norwich Park Mine dump truck

Long shifts and drives blamed for brain injury

A mine operator has suffered major brain injuries after working long hours and driving for extended periods in Central Queensland. Dump truck operator Harold Kerle accused proponent BHP Billiton...

Safety campaign stickers banned from miners helmets

Workers at Queensland coal mines will wear safety stickers on their work gear today as part of a Day of Action to promote safety in their workplaces, despite this being banned by many employers...

AMSJ Nov 2021