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Tyre explosion following lightning strike in QLD coal mine

Tyre explosion following lightning strike

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has published a safety alert regarding a tyre explosion incident resulting from a lightning strike at a Queensland coal mine. The Queensland Mines...

miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

Man injured in rockfall incident

A man has been injured in the early hours of this morning in a reported rockfall incident at a Queensland mining operation. Queensland Ambulance services reportedly attended a mine site on the...

mine safety virus brian gerdes

‘Mine Safety Virus’ says father of fallen miner

Brian Gerdes, father of fallen miner Jack Gerdes writes….Watching a TV Morning Show this morning I saw our Qld Premier – Annastacia Palaszczuk – give a heartfelt plea to the Federal Government...

Safety reset completed 96%

96% attendance at safety resets

Almost 50,000 Queensland’s mine and quarry workers, and their employers have reset their focus on safety – but Mines Minister Dr Lynham says it doesn’t end there. Dr Lynham told regional Parliament...

Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health Kate Dupreez

Queensland Commissioner for mine safety and health

Queensland’s newest Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health is no stranger to mining, with more than a decade of hands-on industry experience. Kate du Preez spoke to AMSJ in April 2018 and outlined...

Statement Regarding North Goonyella Mine Developments

Media Statement from Peabody 28/9/2018 Peabody has updated its report on conditions at its North Goonyella Mine in Queensland following elevated gas levels that were previously reported. Mine...

Mining Safety – Common Dangers To Protect Yourself

Guest post by Drew Bishop Living in today’s modern time has been a blessing in more ways than one. Technology is currently ruling society to the highest degree, but there are a number of...

AMSJ April 2022