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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...

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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...

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Rockfall traps mine vehicles

A rockfall at a NSW underground metalliferous mine trapped a loader and a light vehicle with a worker inside the vehicle. According to the NSW Mine Safety Regulator “The worker first heard...

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Rock bolt falls through ventilation shaft

Worksafe Victoria has issued a mine safety alert over a failed rock bolt section fell on to a working platform. The incident has highlighted issued of dropped object protection in underground mines...

A Troy Resources mining project where a geologist has died in a ground control incident

Geologist dead | fall of ground Guyana

A geologist has died during a bench build at an Australian owned Guyana Gold mine. According to local media, the man died at 2.25 am Tuesday morning at the Troy Resources (ASX:TRY) Gold Mine when a 3...

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Two miners die in Ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners have died in a Ukraine coal mine following a roof fall on 29th May 2019. The incident occurred at Lisova coal mine in Lviv region, western Ukraine. The miners were reportedly working at a...

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Ground control guidance for mining operations

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking public comment on a suite of guidance materials developed for ground control for WA mining operations. The department has...

AMSJ April 2022