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Curragh Coal Mine

Second coal mine worker dies in less than two years

Authorities are investigating the latest workplace death at a Central Queensland coal operation. Queensland Police, the State Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and more want to know...

Solomon Hub

‘Ground collapse’ kills mine employee

A major resources company blamed an underground cavity for taking the life of a worker. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) confirmed one of its employees fell to his death after the ground collapsed at the...

CITIC Pacific Mining Sino Iron workers

Mine worker dies from severe fall

An Asia-headquartered conglomerate postponed work at one operation after an employee passed away. CITIC Pacific Mining confirmed the worker died at the Sino Iron Mine, about 90km southwest of...

Worker dies months after coal mine reopens

Workmates and loved ones are mourning the loss of an underground coal mine employee who died on the job. Mastermyne Group confirmed the worker became fatally injured at Sojitz Corporation’s...

Byrnecut workers

Fatality pauses work at underground mine

A modern resources company postponed one of its underground operations after a worker died. Machinery fatally injured one Byrnecut Group employee at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill Copper, Silver...

cultural safety why do we continue doing the death knock before we improve safety

Cultural Safety | Why do we have to do the Death-Knock?

Spotlight on cultural safety | There is that awful rapping of the knuckles on the door. It usually has to be repeated 2-3 times; the manager always seems to knock ever so quietly. Why do you think...

Death At Paraburdoo Mine

28-year-old Daniel Patterson was fatally injured when the Haulpak he was driving left the road at Rio Tinto’s Channar mine in Paraburdoo. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is...

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