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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...

excavator fire at a nSW coal mine highlights needs for effective fire suppression

Excavator fire at open-cut coal mine

An excavator fire at an open cut coal mine was extinguished using an onboard fire suppression system and additional support from a water cart. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed the incident...

Dafo Vehicle fire protection

Dafo vehicle fire protection

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has fulfilled the requirements of the Australian Standard AS 5062:2016 – Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment for their SV-K fire suppression...

dozer fire nsw mine

Dozer burns on blast heap and coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert on a dozer fire at a NSW open cut mine where fan operator escaped with minor injuries. According to the report, the operator decided to relocate the...

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Anti-tamper tag prevents fire suppression discharge

A coal mine worker was unable to use a manual fire suppression activation unit because of the improper fitment of an anti-tamper tag. The Queensland Mines Inspectorate said in an alert that “an...