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shuttle car strikes mineworker in US mine

Mine worker struck and killed by shuttle car

The US Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) have reported a fatality where a mineworker was struck and killed by a shuttle car in an underground mine roadway. MSHA said that on Monday...

USA Miner's death

Three USA miners dead in eleven days

Jeff Young from 89.3 WFPL News has highlighted mining safety issues in the USA after three miners died just prior to Christmas. Jeff says….Just a few months ago, the U.S. coal mining industry...

haul truck fire

Haul truck fire | Driver dies from burns

Back in early September at a Peabody USA operation, a haul truck driver on night shift died after receiving extensive burns while exiting a haul truck on fire. According to reports from the US Mine...

dumb things people do at mines

Dumb things people do at mines sites

We all know that there’s someone out there that we’ve worked with over the years who just does the dumbest things when it comes to maintaining safety on site. Fortunately, most people...

Around The World

Around the world

1 CHINA An explosion at a coal mine in China’s south-west killed 28 miners in May. Local media reported that 81 miners were rescued and 18 were taken to hospital after the blast at the Taozigou Mine...

Relining Fatality – A case study

On June 14, 2003, a maintenance repair foreman, age 25, was fatally injured while changing liner plates in a jaw crusher. Salyards was inside the crusher positioning a wedge bar to secure the upper...

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