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Mount Whaleback Mine

Employer fined after metal shard hits worker in neck

A multinational resources company will pay for an external employee’s severe workplace injury. BHP was fined years after a metal shard struck a maintenance worker at the Mount Whaleback Mine...

Cadia Hill Mine

Underground mine fire leaves worker with serious burns

An employee suffered severe injuries after material handling equipment caught on fire at an underground operation. One Newcrest Mining worker received serious burns when his LH621 Sandvik loader...

Hard hats underground mine

Number of work fatalities drops across industry

Fewer mine workers died on the job nation according to a federally funded national policy agency. The total number of workplace fatalities across the resources sector fell 28.6 per cent to five...

Curragh Coal Mine

Second coal mine worker dies in less than two years

Authorities are investigating the latest workplace death at a Central Queensland coal operation. Queensland Police, the State Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and more want to know...

CITIC Pacific Mining Sino Iron workers

Mine worker dies from severe fall

An Asia-headquartered conglomerate postponed work at one operation after an employee passed away. CITIC Pacific Mining confirmed the worker died at the Sino Iron Mine, about 90km southwest of...

Worker dies months after coal mine reopens

Workmates and loved ones are mourning the loss of an underground coal mine employee who died on the job. Mastermyne Group confirmed the worker became fatally injured at Sojitz Corporation’s...

AMSJ Nov 2021