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Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) is all go

If you’re heading to Perth this weekend be sure to be on the lookout for the Mine Emergency Response Competition at Langley Park. They’ll be a range of mines rescue teams testing their...

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Video footage inside Pike River Mine

In a follow-up to our recent story on the re-entry and recovery of 29 miners who perished in the Pike River Mine Disaster, video footage from inside Pike River Mine Borehole 44 appears to show no...

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Re-entry to Pike River Mine to recover 29 bodies

Bringing home the boys from Pike River mine Re-entry to Pike River Mine in the NZ to recover the bodies of 29 miners, who perished in a mine explosion in November 2010, is likely to occur before...

Tahmoor Coal mine hoisting incident

Tahmoor coal mine closed awaiting safety assessment

GFG Alliance’s Tahmoor coal mine has remain closed awaiting the outcomes of investigations and on-going mine safety assessments. The mine became national headlines last week when two miners...

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Mines rescue at Tahmoor coal mine

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW> Last weeks news on the mines rescue at Tahmoor mine where two miners were trapped in a lift shaft due to a winder fault has raised a range of safety concerns at the Tahmoor...

Box Flat mine disaster

Box Flat mine disaster remembered

The Box Flat Mine disaster occurred on the 31 July 1972 when 17 miners lost their lives after an underground gas explosion, 14 men who were working in the vicinity of the explosion and three miners...