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Mine manager prosecution target

Mine manager targeted in prosecution

A mine manager formerly at BMA Saraji operation has been targeted for prosecution by the Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy over the death of mineworker Allan Houston in...

a mine employee asset protection officer has died following a shooting incident

Mine employee dies in a shooting incident

A mine employee at the Porgera mine has died following gunshot wounds. The Asset Protection Officer sustained a serious gunshot wound in an attack at the mine during a night shift. He had undergone a...

thiess australia expected to plead guilty

Thiess Australia expected to plead guilty

One of the world’s largest mining services providers, Thiess Australia expected to plead guilty for failing to meet safety rules and causing death. AMSJ understands that Thiess Australia is preparing...

hazard register for western australian mines

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...

Contractor killed at CQ mine

A 55-year-old man was fatally injured at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine, near Glenden, on Tuesday morning. The contractor was conducting maintenance work at the site’s coal handling and...

Safety conference kicks off with strong message

Hundreds of delegates have gathered on the Gold Coast today as the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference 2016 kicks off. Straight from the get-go, the theme of the event has been...

Mining company pleads guilty over mine deaths

Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) has pleaded guilty in Burnie Magistrates Court after the deaths of two underground workers at Mt Lyell in December 2013. Craig Nigel Gleeson, 45, and Alistair Michael...

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...

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...