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Mine safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and/or reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, socially and morally acceptable levels.

Australasian Mine Safety Journal provides the latest information, news, research, case studies on the various aspects of mine safety including:

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WA prepare Tropical Cyclone Seroja is tracking parallel to the coast and will likely impact sections of the Pilbara and Midwest-Gascoyne regions over the coming week.

WA prepare for Tropical Cyclone Seroja

Western Australia is expecting intense wind, rain and possible flash flooding forecast for the west coast from Onslow to Perth this weekend and Monday. The first impacts to WA are expected on...

Safety reset

Mine safety still fails to achieve targets

Whilst welcoming the reduction in fatalities and serious accidents in Queensland’s mines, Member for Burdekin, Dale Last, said the most recent annual performance report for Resources Safety and...

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Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

A new range of connected wearable technologies may be already improving safety across the mining industry. Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8...

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Miners deserve action and the truth

Member for Burdekin and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Affairs, Dale Last, claims Queensland’s mine workers have every right to feel let down by the Palaszczuk government’s lack of action on...

Using tailings insights to support safer TSF management

Using tailings insights to support safer TSF management

Some of the world’s biggest engineering structures are Tailings Storage Facilities (TSFs) and one of the greatest risks for mine owners, and the communities and environments in which they operate is...

Northern star resources fined after workers injured driving underground

Alcoa fined after worker falls to his death

Alcoa of Australia Ltd was fined $210,000 in the Perth Magistrates Court on 28th Jan 2020 and ordered to pay $75,000 in costs after a contractor fell to his death at the company’s Kwinana Alumina...

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Resources Regulator welcomes fatality conviction

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the $70,000 fine and conviction of Mr Tony Glenn Cummings for an incident that resulted in the death of a worker at Mineral Claim 44507 in the Mulga Rush Opal...

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