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miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

Man injured in rockfall incident

A man has been injured in the early hours of this morning in a reported rockfall incident at a Queensland mining operation. Queensland Ambulance services reportedly attended a mine site on the...

mine roof support material

Mineworker knocked unconscious by falling roof material

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a mineworker was hit on the hard hat by falling roof material while installing ground support. The worker believes he was knocked unconscious for about...

Myanmar Jade mine disaster

170 dead in Myanmar Jade mine

170 artisanal miners have reportedly died in a jade mine in North Myanmar after a land slide caused flooding to an open pit mine where workers were scouring for jade. The incident occurred in the...

long reach digger incident

Long reach digger | Mining Incident

The NSW mine safety regulator has reported an incident where a long reach digger lost control of a machine due to soft ground when cleaning out a sediment pit. While the operator was not injured, the...

Slope stability conference Slope Stability 2020

Slope Stability 2020 | Slope Stability Conference

One of the world’s leading Slope Stability Conferences, ‘Slope Stability 2020’ will return to Perth in 2020.  The Slope Stability Conference will provide a forum for open pit mining...

rib fall at a US Kentucky mine kills miner

Miners receive serious injuries in rib fall

Two underground mineworkers at a US-based Arch Coal operation received serious injuries following a rib fall at a West Virginian mine last Tuesday. Officials say that the mineworkers received serious...

Buried continuous miner NSW mine

Continuous miner buried in roof fall

A continuous miner has been buried during work in a development panel at a NSW underground coal mine in significant-high potential incident that left other mineworkers scrambling for their lives...

new ground control guidelines for western australia

New ground control guidelines for Western Australia

New ground control guidelines have been released by the DMIRS and the WA Mining Industry Advisory Committee. ‘Ground control management in Western Australian mining operations’ has been...