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Granites Gold Mine

Mine sites report multiple FIFO staff tested positive

Remote employees became infected with a highly contagious disease at multiple mining operations. Newmont Corporation and South32 reported numerous fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers recently tested...

Groote Eylandt Mine

Mine employees isolate after testing positive to virus

Two resources workers were physically confined after discovered to be infected. South32 confirmed two workers tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Groote Eylandt Mine, about 640km west of...

Appin Coal Colliery

Outbreak forces coal workers into isolation

Mine employees had no choice but to physically separate themselves from colleagues due to a growing number of infections at one coal operation. At least 17 workers have tested positive to coronavirus...

Idemitsu Boggabri Coal Mine

Coal mine temporarily closes due to COVID

An Asia-backed coal operation faced short-term delays due to the deadly disease. One employee, who initially tested positive to COVID-19, temporarily closed Idemitsu Australia’s Boggabri Coal...

operator crushed to death

Incident review | Face shovel operator crushed to death

Back in April 2018, the tragic death of a face shovel operator at Griffin Coal’s Ewington site in Collie highlighted inherent risks with hydraulic access ladders, when an operator was crushed...

AMSJ Nov 2021