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Two miners struck in rib fall at Carborough Downs mine

Fitzroy Australia Resources advises that on Monday 27 July at its Carborough Downs mine, two of its coal mine workers were struck by a piece of coal which became detached from a rib in a development...

rib fall at a US Kentucky mine kills miner

Miners receive serious injuries in rib fall

Two underground mineworkers at a US-based Arch Coal operation received serious injuries following a rib fall at a West Virginian mine last Tuesday. Officials say that the mineworkers received serious...

Dangerous Incident Safety Incident Coal Mine

Dangerous incident – Miner Driver Injured

Summary: A continuous miner driver was hit in the back and knocked over by rib spall. He was found by another operator. Poor ribs had been identified but had not been barred down. Recommendations to...

AMSJ April 2022