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DMP releases report after fatal gantry collapse

The Department of Mines and Petroleum have released a report into the death of a boilermaker at a Western Australian gold mine. The worker, in his 60s, was killed on July 26 at the Central Norseman...

Worker killed at WA gold mine

A worker has been killed at a Western Australian gold mine this morning. The Department of Mines and Petroleum have confirmed the death, which occurred at the Central Norseman Gold Mine. According to...

Worker killed at Pilbara mine

A 32-year-old worker has been killed at a Rio Tinto mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The Department of Mines and Petroleum confirmed the maintenance worker died at the Channar iron...

Work-related fatalities at 20-year low in NSW

The latest data released by New South Wales’ workers compensation authority shows a significant fall in death and injury rates in the state’s workplaces. The Statistical Bulletin 2013/14...

Contractor fined $20,000 for Christmas Creek fatality

A mining contracting company has been fined $20,000 in Perth Magistrates Court for the death of a worker at Fortescue Metal Group’s Christmas Creek mine in 2013. Mesa West Pty Ltd was charged...

Tragedy at Depth: Austar Coal Mine double fatality

The following is the executive summary of an investigation report, prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit, into a double fatality at the Austar Coal Mine in New South Wales in 2014...

Charges laid over Mt Lyell mine deaths

The operator and site manager of Tasmania’s Mount Lyell copper mine have been charged for a fatality two years ago. The Copper Mines of Tasmania operation was closed in January 2014, leaving...

Two dead, five missing in Glencore mine accident

GLENCORE MINE ACCIDENT Two workers are dead and five are missing after a geotechnical failure at Glencore’s Katanga mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday. The failure occurred on the...

Workers trapped after Chinese mine collapse dead

Eleven workers trapped underground in a coal mine collapse have died, authorities in central China said yesterday. According to a statement from Yulin city’s propaganda department, the miners...

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