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four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Queensland Fatal Mining Accidents 2019/20

2019 was a horrific year of fatal mining accidents for the Queensland mining industry. There has been a range of fatal accidents as well as a plethora of high potential incidents that have left mine...

fatal coal mine accident conveyor belt

Mineworker dies during conveyor belt repairs

A 21-year-old US mineworker has been fatally injured during conveyor belt repairs while removing a splice pin from a belt just two days before Christmas. The incident occurred at the Murray Energy...

Carborough downs mine resumes after fatal accident

Fitzroy resumes mining following fatality

Fitzroy Australia Resources has confirmed in a statement that it has resumed coal mining operations at Carborough Downs mine following the fatal accident that claimed the life of veteran mine...

Centerra Gold Waste rock dump incident

Two workers missing in waste rock dump incident

Two workers are missing feared dead following the movement of waste rock at a Canadian owned Gold-mining company (Centerra Gold) in Kyrgyzstan. Candian listed miner Centerra Gold Inc reported that...

Another mining fatality at the Great Panther operations leaves workers wondering about mine safety

Two fatalities in two weeks at Great Panther

Listed Canadian mining company Great Panther has confirmed the death of a miner at its’ Coricancha Mine Complex in Peru. The fatal incident is the second in two weeks for the miner who recorded...

gretley mine disaster victims

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...