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Shearer used to tow AFC chain results in leg injuries

An incident investigation report has been released by the NSW Mine Safety Regulator following the failure of a RUD link being used in a towing set up to tow an AFC Chain with a longwall shearer. The...

Tritton underground haul truck fire prosecution

Underground haul truck fire prosecution commences

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced proceedings against Tritton Resources Pty Ltd, the operator of Tritton Copper Mine, Hermidale, in relation to an underground haul truck fire which occurred...

securing loads QDS pod falls from vehicle

Securing loads | QDS pods fall from dolly car

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert to underground mines following an incident that saw a QDS pod fall from a dolly car and slide uncontrolled down the mine’s drift and was...

long reach digger incident

Long reach digger | Mining Incident

The NSW mine safety regulator has reported an incident where a long reach digger lost control of a machine due to soft ground when cleaning out a sediment pit. While the operator was not injured, the...

Inexperienced operator rolls dump truck

Inexperienced operator rolls Moxy at 50km/h

The NSW mine Safety Regulator has reported an incident this week which saw an operator with one week’s experience roll a Moxy (Volvo A40D) on a sealed decline at 50 km/h. The Regulator said...

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NSW lowers respirable dust standards

Miners working in the NSW coal industry will soon be given greater protections on the job with the NSW Government set to implement a strict new exposure standard for respirable coal dust almost two...

dozer slides off bench

Dozer slides off bench

A dozer carrying out preparation work slid off a walk back and working bench near an excavator. The dozer operator appears to have misjudged the corner and driven off the edge. The dozer operator was...