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hydraulic ladder fatality

Coal mining company fined $210K over worker death

A Western Australian coal mining company operating was today fined $210,000 and ordered to pay $23,000 in costs after a worker suffered a fatal injury after being crushed with a hydraulic ladder when...

Origin power station dust

Origin cops fine over dust emissions

The Environment Protection Authority has fined Origin Energy Eraring Pty Ltd $15,000 over alleged dust emissions from the Eraring Power Station at Lake Macquarie in October last year. EPA Regional...

Bulga coal management has been fined for environmental pollution

Bulga Coal Management fined

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Bulga Coal Management Pty Ltd $15,000 for an alleged pollution discharge into a creek in September this year. The incident was triggered when...

Damaged roads in Western Australia cost BHP a $50K fine

Flood damaged road costs BHP $50K fine

A flood-damaged road in the Pilbara has cost BHP a $50K fine after a road train driver sustained back injuries in 2016. The fine resulted from the lack of warning for road users regarding the...

contravention of mining act - mudgee stone to face court again

Contravention of Mining Act charges for Mudgee Stone

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment’s Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Mudgee Stone Co Pty Ltd and one of its directors for an alleged contravention of the...

EWP basket fatal incident

Dyno Nobel cops $250K fine for EWP death at Telfer

Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific has been fined $250K and ordered to pay costs of around $30K after a guilty plea in the Perth Magistrates Court. The fine was related to the EWP death of 28-year-old Joshua...

EWP safety incident

Gantry collision with EWP costs mining company $40K

Karara Mining Ltd was fined $40,000 in Perth Magistrates Court yesterday (13/2) following an incident where a gantry crane collided with an elevated work platform (EWP) being used by two electrical...

Crushing Services International fined in court

Mining contractor fined $115,000 over death of worker

Mining Contractor, Crushing Services International Pty Ltd (CSI) has been fined $115,000 plus court costs in relation to the death of contracted electrician Kurt Williams on 14 August last year. The...