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Glencore confirms deaths of artisanal miners

Mining giant Glencore has confirmed the deaths of illegal miners at a Congo operation. In a release this morning Glencore advised that one of its’ subsidiaries, Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), has...

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Three workers killed in underground equipment fire

Three mine workers have been killed in an underground equipment fire at Glencore JV owned Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia. The company has confirmed that three of its miners died after an underground...

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Glencore Mutanda mine logistics company kills 20

Approximately 20 people have died after a collision that occurred between a truck carrying sulphuric acid to Glencore’s Mutanda Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other vehicles. The...

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LED Numbering System to improve positive ID

SPONSORED A LED numbering system has been installed to improve positive identification at Glencore’s Hail Creek Coal Mine site in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia. RCT installed an AusProTec™...

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Poetry to communicate safety

A mining industry conference in Queensland has heard that poetry can be used to communicate safety messages at coal mining operations. Glencore have committed their “safe coal rules” to...

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Mining industry health & safety conference 2018

THE 2018 Queensland Mining Industry & Health and Safety Conference (August 19 -22) returns for its 30th year, with a long-standing mission to unearth the latest innovations in mine site health...

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Coal train derails in Queensland

The Newlands coal line is set to reopen at 6pm tonight after a coking coal train derailed on September 11. An Aurizon spokesperson confirmed that last Sunday at 7.30am, a derailment of a loaded...

Contractor killed at CQ mine

A 55-year-old man was fatally injured at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine, near Glenden, on Tuesday morning. The contractor was conducting maintenance work at the site’s coal handling and...