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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...

slope stability radar

New Slope Stability Radar for tactical monitoring

Slope stability radar manufacturer, GroundProbe, has introduced a new product that will facilitate tactical monitoring of slope stability in mines. The vehicle mounted, the SSR-Agilis is designed to...

Tasmanian miner found dead in mine accident at Pybar Mining services Henty Gold Mine. The mine worker was operating a LHD

Tasmanian miner likely deceased in mine collapse

The worst fears of the Australian mining industry have been confirmed this morning as reports that the Tasmanian miner trapped in a loader at the Pybar Mining Services Henty Gold mine operation is...

Unlikey Henty miner survived according to police. Efforts will focus on a recovery operation

Highly unlikely that Henty miner survived accident

Police have reported this morning that it is highly unlikely that the miner at the centre of the Henty mine collapse in Tamsmania has survived and that a recovery operation could take some time...