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To The Rescue

A case study of the training practices of the Mine Rescue Team at Golden Grove, Western Australia. Golden Grove background Golden Grove, 500 km north of Perth, is a complex and challenging operation...

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Mine explosion kills thirteen in Czech republic

Just prior to Christmas on the 20th December, a methane explosion in a mine located in the northeast of the Czech Republic killed 13 miners and injured a further 10. The incident has caused outrage...

RECALL: Defects discovered in self-rescuers

A batch of self-rescuers have been recommended to be returned for assessment due to a defect has been revealed by a NSW Mine Safety Alert. The SR50 and SR100A self rescuers have been recommended by...

Worker trapped at Newcrest’s Gosowong mine

A geotechnical event at an Indonesian mine has left a worker trapped 300 metres underground. About 8.30pm on Monday night, the Kencana underground mine at the Gosowong Gold mine on Halmahera Island...

Emergency activation system launched at rescue comp

More 130 Newcastle mining brigadesmen received an SMS text message this morning, activating an emergency response to attend a local underground incident. Luckily, there was no actual emergency, but...

Emergency competition hones life-saving skills

THE Goldfields’ annual mines emergency response competition kicks off today and is a salient reminder of the importance of safety across Western Australia’s resources industry. Sixty...

AMSJ April 2022