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Fosterville mine

Colleagues, friends reel after mine site death

A rural community is mourning one life lost at a mining operation. Police and WorkSafe Victoria recently launched an investigation into a death at Agnico Eagle Mines’ Fosterville Gold Mine...

Conveyor belt

Horrific conveyor accident kills worker

Authorities are examining circumstances surrounding an equipment-related workplace death. Police, WorkSafe Western Australia and the State Department of Fire and Emergency Services recently...

Henty mine recovery team

Employer charged for worker killed in mine collapse

Authorities are preparing to formally accuse a mid-tier mining company of criminal activity, two years after an employee died from an underground cave-in. The Federal Government plans to charge Unity...

Runaway grader

Employers sued $6.7M for Bowen Basin mine fatality

Grieving colleagues and family members want two mining services companies to pay for a workplace death in Central Queensland’s Isaac region. Bradley Hardwick might still be alive if a park...

Dump truck

Two deaths, hundreds of serious injuries reported

Authorities shared grim news that workplace accidents are rising and some incidents were so severe they claimed the lives of relatively young workers. Total serious lost time injuries (LTIs) rose...

AMSJ April 2022