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Top 10 articles of 2015

As another huge year in the mining and resources industry comes to an end, we have compiled a list of the 10 most popular mine safety stories of 2015.   10. Workers evacuated from...

Inexperienced workers a factor in mine death increase

Speaking at the Department of Mines and Petroleum Mine Safety Roadshow in Geraldton on Tuesday, mine safety inspector Doug Barclay said an influx of inexperienced mine workers is partly to blame for...

WATCH: CFMEU release mine safety video

Safety at work should always come first. That’s the message the CFMEU are pushing for in their latest infographic-style video. According to the video, 3500 coal mine workers have died in...

Ridgeway Mine death shotcrete wrking alone

Ridgeway mine death prompts employee monitoring

An investigation into the death of a 28-year-old worker at Cadia Ridgeway gold mine on September 6 has recommended regular monitoring of people working alone. The Mine Safety Investigation Unit...

Mineworkers remembered at Memorial Day Service

Safety in our coalmines as important as ever on the 20th annual Memorial Day Service, to be held by the CFMEU on Sunday. The miners’ union is holding the service, at the CFMEU Cessnock Office from 10...

Anglo Coal Grasstree Vows Safety Review Before Re-Opening Grasstree Mine

WA mine worker killed after truck rollover

A mine worker has died at a Western Australian mine site after a truck rollover yesterday afternoon. A Department of Mines and Petroleum spokesman said there were no other vehicles involved in the...

OPINION: So who’s to blame?

By John Ninness The four deaths in the Queensland coal mining industry over the last year is no doubt the worst fatality record for the industry in twenty years. While they appear as separate...

Operations commence after horror week in WA mines

Aditya Birla Minerals Ltd recommenced open stope bogging operations at the Nifty underground copper mine on Wednesday, after the death of a worker on May 11. A statement from the company said a risk...

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