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Donald Rabbitt

Coronado faces charges over Donald Rabbit’s death

Coronado Global Resources’ Curragh mine in the Emerald Magistrates Court, Queensland has been charged over the death of Thiess employee Donald Rabbitt on January 12 2020. Mr Rabbitt,  33 years...

gold field south deep gold mine

Miner killed in accident at Gold Fields South Deep

Gold Fields announced on Tuesday (13 April 2021) that an employee at its South Deep gold mine in South Africa lost his life in a mining incident. Shaft timberman Vumile Mgcine, aged 46, succumbed...

Quarterly Safety Report released for October to December 2020

NSW Safety Report | October to December 2020

The NSW Quarterly Safety Report for October to December 2020 has been released to assist the industry to improve safety management systems and undertake risk assessments at their sites. The report...

haul truck overturned incident

Haul truck overturned incident

The USA Government, Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA has reported a fatal incident that a haul truck that travelled backwards and overturned. On 19 Jan 2021, a miner backed a haul truck to...

russian mine blast

Three workers dead in Russian mine blast

The Moscow Time has reported three people were killed on last Friday in a gas explosion accident at a mine in Siberia, Russian. The Kemerovo region prosecutor’s office said, “During...

chinese mining accident

11 Chinese miners rescued after two weeks underground

Two weeks after an explosion at an underground gold mine in Shandong, China, a rescue team has pulled eleven gold miners to safety. A twelfth miner is believed to be trapped on his own, 100 metres...

red dog mine accident

Worker dead in drilling incident at Red Dog mine

According to mine operator Teck Alaska Inc., a 47-year-old worker died Saturday (16th Jan) at the Red Dog copper and zinc mine, which located about 80 miles north of Kotzebue, northwest Alaska. No...

tyre handling fatality

29 mine-related deaths in US in 2020

In 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports there were 29 mining fatalities, making it the sixth consecutive year that mining fatalities were...

Paige Counsel

The face of WA’s latest mine accident

25-year-old Paige Counsell has been named as the third fatality in Western Australian mines this year. Paige died after being struck by plant at the Westgold Resources Big Bell Underground mine last...

Coal mine worker died in fitzroy resources fatality

Fitzroy Resources confirms mine fatality

Fitzroy Resources has confirmed a mine fatality at the Carborough Downs mine. A 57-year-old long term employee of the Carborough Downs mine was fatally injured at 11.50 pm last night. Mineworkers...

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