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Fire accident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a dangerous incident that resulted in a fire on conveyor in an underground coal mine. According to the report, three mine workers were travelling through an...

Intelligent Belt roller

Conveyor roller smart technology improves fire risk

A Mackay based company has developed a smart innovation to minimise conveyor roller failure and potential belt fires. Conveyor roller failure is the leading cause of belt damage and has been...

Wongawilli undeground coal mine shut down

Regulator shuts down underground coal mine

The NSW Regulator has shut down an underground coal mine amidst concerns for the safety of mine workers. The stop work order follows compliance action being undertaken for fire risks on conveyors on...

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Video emerges of Rio Cape Lambert conveyor belt fire

A video has emerged of the conveyor belt fire at the Cape Lambert port facility last Thursday. It is believed that the fire originated from hot work during a shutdown at the Rio Tinto JV Robe River...

AMSJ April 2022