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Emu gold mine disaster

Emu Mine Disaster

On 13 June 1989, six mineworkers lost their lives in a mining accident known as the Emu Mine Disaster that captured the attention of a nation. The disaster is arguably one of the worst mine disasters...

Extreme heatwave is set for many parts of Australia 2019

Extreme heatwave

An extreme heatwave is set to affect many parts of Australia this week with temperatures in Western NSW, South Australia and Victoria to exceed 45 degrees. Cobar, Broken Hill and Griffith resident...

Mining and shipping operations suspended at port hedland

BHP Port Hedland on red alert

BHPs Port Hedland operations have been shut down as the ‘severe’ rated tropical cyclone Veronica bears down on the West Australian coast. The BOM advised moments ago that Tropical cyclone...