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Karara Mining fined $40,000 for safety charges

Karara Mining Ltd has been fined $40,000 after pleading guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment. The sentence, handed down in Perth Magistrates Court on yesterday, was in relation to...

Two workers injured after arc flash

Two workers were injured in a Western Australian underground mine after an arc flash incident. An electrician and mechanical fitter were investigating water-overflow issues and found that a 90 kW...

Mt Gibson Mining fined $30,000

Mt Gibson Mining Ltd has been fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment in Perth Magistrates Court on Monday. Department of Mines and Petroleum State Mining...

Worker stung by swarm of bees at WA mine

A worker sustained multiple stings after he was attacked by a swarm of bees at a Western Australian mine. The man was admitted to hospital with almost 90 stings to his head and upper body, after the...

WA FIFO inquiry recommends code of practice

A Code of Practice has been recommended to address issues surrounding mental health and FIFO work arrangements The Education and Health Standing Committee handed down its report – The impact of...

DMP releases report on Nifty bogger fatality

The Department of Mines and Petroleum has released a Significant Incident Report regarding the death of a bogger at Nifty Copper Mine. The report has revealed the load-haul-dump (LHD or bogger)...

Operations commence after horror week in WA mines

Aditya Birla Minerals Ltd recommenced open stope bogging operations at the Nifty underground copper mine on Wednesday, after the death of a worker on May 11. A statement from the company said a risk...

Dozer Belly Plate Fell On Woodie Woodie Mine Worker

The worker who died near  Woodie Woodie mine in WA on Tuesday was killed while attempting to remove a belly plate from a dozer, according to the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). DMP...

Crane Topples Over In Front of Inspector at Roy Hill

Talk about embarrassing – a crane has toppled over in front of a safety inspector at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine construction site  in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The incident...