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Diesel pump roof collapse

Mine roof collapses onto Qld coal worker

A structure unexpectedly fell onto a resources employee. Authorities recently investigated a collapse at an undisclosed Queensland coal operation. A pick and carry crane tried to relocate roof...

Mobile crane

Employee killed after trying to avoid vehicle

A machine operator died while attempting to navigate around a car parked at a work site. Authorities recently examined circumstances surrounding a worker who was fatally electrocuted in September...

BHP Olympic Dam

New electro-refinery crane operation at Olympic Dam

Olympic Dam has commenced operation of its new electro-refinery crane, further strengthening the asset’s stability and reliability. The 95-tonne refinery crane with a 32-metre span will be used to...

Crane Designer Slapped With Fine For Unsafe Design

Three month suspension of high-risk work licence

A three-month suspension has followed an immediate suspension of a high-risk work licence class C1 (slewing mobile crane with capacity up to 100 tonnes) following a crane tip over on a construction...

franna crane rollover incident

Franna Crane in rollover incident

In another Franna crane rollover incident, the NSW mining regulator has called on mine and crane operator’s to consider the impact of terrain and load shifts during use of lifting equipment...