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Moranbah North Underground Mine

Anglo update on Moranbah North heating

CEO of Anglo American’s Metallurgical Coal business, Tyler Mitchelson, said: “We have begun a series of briefings to update our Queensland workforce on the investigation and re-entry process for our...

Bypassed Methane Detector on Explosion Protected Diesel Engines

Methane detectors bypassed

The Queensland Government, Mine Safety Regulator has provided information on reports and subsequent investigations into incidents where methane detectors fitted to underground coal mine explosion...

Gas monitoring changes

Mine gas monitoring reforms for Queensland mines

Mine gas monitoring reforms will come into effect for Queensland underground coal mines from the 6th January 2020. According to Mines Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham the reforms will place tighter...

mine gas investigation metropolitan mine

Metropolitan Coal mine gas investigation continues

The NSW Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into a mine gas incident at Metropolitan Coal Mine, where workers were withdrawn from the underground coal mine after carbon dioxide and...

DNRM mine shaft

Industry urged to seal shafts before it is a hazard

The industry is being encouraged to seal mine shafts before they become a potential hazard. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) recently asked mining companies to ensure...

Methane explosion at Russian mine kills 36

The death toll from an explosion which ripped through the Severnaya mine in Arctic Russia has reached 36. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, has been described as the worst mining disaster in...