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Moranbah North Underground Mine

Roof fall at Moranbah North Underground

A roof fall incident at the Moranbah North underground operation has reportedly resulted in suspension of operations. The roof fall reportedly occurred during a longwall move and no personnel have...

a mineworker was buried alive in an excavator in mine safety incident at the central norseman operation

Miner buried alive in excavator

A miner who was effectively buried alive in a 30-tonne excavator as it fell through old workings in 2015 has provided evidence at a hearing at Kalgoorlie Magistrate’s Court. Bruce Harris, a 53...

Bootu mine ground failure

Mineworkers body recovered

The body of a mineworker that was engulfed by a 48000 cubic metre fall of ground has finally been recovered at the Bootu Creek Mine. NT Police released a statement on Wednesday afternoon, saying...

Third body found after Glencore mine accident

UPDATE: A third body has been recovered from Glencore’s Katanga mine after a geotechnical failure earlier this week. The incident, which occurred on the north wall of the KOV open pit mine...

Two dead, five missing in Glencore mine accident

GLENCORE MINE ACCIDENT Two workers are dead and five are missing after a geotechnical failure at Glencore’s Katanga mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday. The failure occurred on the...