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Wall collapse kills two men at Hunter Valley coal mine

Two men have died overnight after a wall collapsed in an underground coal mine in the Hunter Valley of NSW, trapping the two workers. The tragic incident occurred at around 9pm last night at...

Dust Buster: In the Hunter

A cloud of controversy continues to hover over just how much coal dust is being inhaled by the people of the Hunter Valley of New South Wales every time a coal train rumbles past their doors. And...

New air quality tests and studies for the Hunter Valley

A range of new air quality tests and studies will take place in the Lower Hunter of NSW in response to community concern, the NSW government announced today. The new initiatives include additional...

Fatality at Telfer mine in the Pilbara

A worker has been crushed to death at Newcrest’s Telfer gold and copper mine in the Pilbara, WA. The accident happened yesterday morning around 9.30am and is believed to have occurred near a...

Self-contained rescuer catches fire underground

In what can only be described as ironic, concerns have been raised over the safety of self-contained rescuers after one such device combusted at a Hunter Valley underground coal mine. NSW Mine Safety...

AMSJ April 2022