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bratt falls

Worker suffers injury after brattice falls

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an underground coal mine worker suffered soft tissue injuries after piece of the roof of the coal mine fell off. A continuous miner driver was standing at the...

Dragline boom incident

Dragline Boom Point Sheaves Fall to Ground

Queensland Coal Inspectorate has issued a safety alert following a major structural failure of the boom point sheaves on a BE1370 dragline, which allowed the sheave assembly to fall from the boom...

Malabar Resources' Maxwell Underground Project

NSW IPC approves Maxwell underground project

Malabar Resources welcomed the decision by the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC) to approve the Maxwell Underground Project near Muswellbrook in the New South Wales Upper Hunter. The...

Rehabilitation Completion at Westside Mine

Achieving rehabilitation completion at Westside Mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a case study of successful rehabilitation at a former open cut coal mine. Development consent (DA 90/0242) was granted to Westside Mine in 1990 for open cut...

longwall shield leg

Longwall Operation | Potential fluid injection

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has reported an incident involving a worker been struck by a gauge and some fluid during maintenance. BHP forms heritage body with Banjima native title...

Moranbah mine explosion Stephen Smyth

Moranbah Mine Explosion

MORANBAH MINE EXPLOSION UPDATE – The CFMEU’s Stephen Smyth said this morning that the union believed there had been an ignition in the tailgate area of the Grosvenor mine that engulfed...

AMSJ April 2022