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Advanced Photonics Australia

What is the price of a fire?

Mine site fire is one of the biggest threats to operations, production and employee safety and can undermine assets in a matter of hours. According to an estimate of Engineer Live, in the last decade...

United Safety Telematics and Vehicle Fire Suppression

Telematics & Vehicle Fire Suppression

Telematics is now a low-cost solution for monitoring your vehicle fire suppression systems on lead machines. United Safety has an integrated solution with a web portal which allows the user to set...

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Fire incident from fuel cart refuelling

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous fire incident that occurred in an open cut coal mine.  According to the report, a fuel cart was refuelling a drill rig when a cracked fuel tank...

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Fire accident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a dangerous incident that resulted in a fire on conveyor in an underground coal mine. According to the report, three mine workers were travelling through an...

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10 Measures to Assess Fire Safety at the Workplace

Accidental fires occur far more frequently than people realize. The Fire and Rescue NSW responded to 24,502 fires in New South Wales between 2017 and 2018. A large percentage of these fires could...

Australian Bushfire Map provides interactive location of bushfires

Australian Bushfire Map

Are you trying to find out the status of bushfires near your property, mine site or mining lease? The Australian bushfire map is an innovative tool is now available on the Australasian Mine Safety...

mobile plant drive shaft fire from driveshaft failure

Fires from drive shafts gains focus of regulator

A range of mobile plant and equipment fires stemming from universal joints and drive shafts has drawn the attention of a mining safety regulator. The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a safety...

haul truck destroyed by fire at NSW mine

Fire destroys haul truck

Another plant fire has destroyed a haul truck at an open cut coal mine. Plant and equipment fires at mines across Australia is a concerning trend with a regulator urging mining maintainers to...

Conveyor roller fire prevention

Conveyor fire prevention

Effective inspections on conveyors for minimising the risk of fire and unplanned downtime. Cool Mine Pty Ltd has established its brand as an innovative mining support company through the development...

AMSJ April 2022