Tag - FIRE

Diesel pump

Gauge malfunction caused fuel fire says authority

A faulty measuring instrument was one factor that resulted in burnt machinery. A mine worker recently went overboard while refuelling at an undisclosed open-cut coal operation in New South Wales. The...

Cadia Hill Mine

Underground mine fire leaves worker with serious burns

An employee suffered severe injuries after material handling equipment caught on fire at an underground operation. One Newcrest Mining worker received serious burns when his LH621 Sandvik loader...


Fire on RC drill rig from compressed air system

Queensland Mineral Mines & Quarries Inspectorate has released a safety alert regarding a fire incident that occurred on an RC drill rig from the compressed air system. On 3rd February 2021, a...

flat return roller

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...

NSW bushfire

NSW bushfire inquiry calls for more hazard reduction

The NSW Government has released the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry, examining the causes of, preparation for and response to the 2019–20 bushfires. All 76 recommendations will be accepted in...

10 miners are trapped in a Pakistan coal mine

Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

Ten miners are trapped underground following an electrical fire at a Pakistan coal mine. Mines rescue teams have reportedly been hampered by the fire and increasing Carbon Monoxide levels in the mine...

fire port of dampier

Port of Dampier fire

A Port of Dampier fire in a screen house that occurred on Saturday night has been confirmed by Rio Tinto. The fire was contained to the screen house at its East Intercourse Island port operation...

AMSJ April 2022