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Mount Mulligan mine disaster

The Mount Mulligan mine disaster of 1921 shocked the nation and brought about badly needed changes to legislation. Mine safety professionals across the country were forced to reassess their attitude...

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Beaconsfield miners rescued | Time marches on

Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. The Beaconsfield mines rescue is a defining moment in mining safety in...

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Five workers killed in China mining disaster

In another China mining disaster, five workers were killed while another remained trapped in a coal mine accident in east China’s Fujian Province, local authorities said on Saturday. The accident...

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Pike River families want their loved ones back

Years after the Pike River mines disaster, the families of Pike River miners have petitioned the new New Zealand Prime Minister to recover the bodies of their loved ones. Their spokesperson said...

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Fallen workers remembered on Miners Memorial Day

More than 1500 workers who have lost their lives in Queensland mines have been remembered today. The annual Miners Memorial Day service, which is held in a Queensland mining community every year on...

A spontaneous combustion event at Moura No. 2 mine resulted in disaster

Funding for Moura miners’ memorial

Thirty years after the tragic Moura mine disaster, the Queensland Government has announced they will contribute to the building of the Moura Miners’ Memorial. Minister for State Development and...

BHP hit with $7.2b lawsuit after Brazil mine disaster

The Brazilian Government intends to sue Samarco, Vale and BHP for $7.2b for clean-up costs and damages after dams collapsed at their iron ore operation in Minas Gerais killing 13 people. According to...

Anniversary of Northparkes mine disaster

On November 24, 1999, disaster struck underground at Northparkes mine in central New South Wales and the lives of four miners were lost. Ross Bodkin 41, Michael House 33, Stuart Osmond 47 and Colin...

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