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Mining 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. Mining 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.

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roof fall incident at underground coal mine

Roof fall incident at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a roof fall incident at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a roof fall, approximately six metres long, measuring the full width of the drive...

Collision between an excavator and dozer

Collision between an excavator and a dozer

The NSW Resources Regulator has published an investigation report into a collision between an excavator and a dozer at Maules Creek Mine on 26 May 2021. Figure 2 According to the report, a dozer was...

excavator and dozer collision

Excavator and dozer collision

The NSW Resources Regulator has released an excavator and dozer collision incident that occurred at an open cut coal mine. An excavator collided with a dozer causing significant damage to the cabin...

automated cone truck

Milestone for Arrowes automatic coneplacing

Motorists have been able to snatch a first glimpse on the roads of a pioneering automatic coneplacing and retrieving truck that reduces the need for roadworkers to manually perform the dangerous job...

dump truck incident

Dump slump | mining truck incident

A dump slump truck incident has occurred at an open cut coal mine in NSW. According to the NSW mining safety regulator, both sets of rear wheels on a dump truck dropped approximately one metre when...

fingers injury

Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker was...

BHP Olympic Dam

BHP Olympic Dam maintenance support by Boom Logistics

Boom Logistics Limited (ASX:BOL), today (6 May 2021) announced that it has been awarded a new contract at BHP Olympic Dam to support a major smelter shutdown project commencing in August 2021. BHP’s...