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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...

Springvale mine surrounded by bushfire

Springvale mine surrounded by fire

A video has emerged of the Springvale mine surrounded by a bushfire on nearby Gospers Mountain. While the Springvale coal mine closed last week due to the risk of fire and smoke, the company said its...

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...

bush fire at renison bell

Tasmanian bush fire heading for Renison Bell mine

A bush fire has caused a partial evacuation of the Renison Bell mine in Tasmania. The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) this afternoon has issued a bush fire emergency warning for Zeehan and Renison Bell...

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Preventing fires on mobile plant

A review of data has identified a concerning increase of reports of fires on mobile plant in New South Wales. The reported fires have generally been caused by either the escape of fluids ignited by...

Vehicle fire protection standard revised

Fire safety standards for mobile transport owners and operators have been changed under the revised Australian Standard AS 5062-2016 Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment. With...

Fleet stood down after Premier Coal truck fires

Premier Coal has pulled an entire fleet of mine trucks out of action at it’s Collie site after five fires in three weeks. Two weeks ago a truck burst into flames at the mine, with four other...