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Worker struck by light vehicle at quarry

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fatal incident at a quarry. A 23-year-old contract worker was working at West WyalongQuarry when he was struck by a light vehicle resulting in fatal...

Harmony Gold mining worker fatal accident

Harmony worker killed at Target mine

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited has announced that an employee was fatally injured on 3rd February, following a seismic event that triggered a fall of ground at Target mine in Welkom in the Free...

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11 Chinese miners rescued after two weeks underground

Two weeks after an explosion at an underground gold mine in Shandong, China, a rescue team has pulled eleven gold miners to safety. A twelfth miner is believed to be trapped on his own, 100 metres...

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Medusa underground fatality

Medusa Mining Limited (“Medusa” or the “Company”), through its Philippines operating company Philsaga Mining Corporation (“PMC”), which is located in Central Eastern Mindanao, is saddened to report...

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The face of WA’s latest mine accident

25-year-old Paige Counsell has been named as the third fatality in Western Australian mines this year. Paige died after being struck by plant at the Westgold Resources Big Bell Underground mine last...

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Resources Regulator welcomes fatality conviction

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the $70,000 fine and conviction of Mr Tony Glenn Cummings for an incident that resulted in the death of a worker at Mineral Claim 44507 in the Mulga Rush Opal...

No prosecution over Yallourn power station death

WorkSafe Victoria’s decision not to prosecute over the death of Graeme Edwards at EnergyAustralia’s Yallourn power station two years ago is a denial of justice for Graeme and a blow to workers’...

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Remembering Gretley Mine Disaster

The Gretley mine disaster of 1996 claimed the lives of four men following an inrush of water. At about 5.30 am on 14 November 1996 employees of The Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company Pty Limited, were...

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