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service truck overturned on watered ramp

Service truck overturns on watered service ramp

The NSW Regulator has released details of a Caterpillar 775D service truck that overturned on a service ramp due to gripping on a dry line. The NSW regulator said that “the 775D was descending...

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Rockfall traps mine vehicles

A rockfall at a NSW underground metalliferous mine trapped a loader and a light vehicle with a worker inside the vehicle. According to the NSW Mine Safety Regulator “The worker first heard...

Young mining will face off against the NSW regulator over breaches of the mining act

Young Mining set to appear in court

The NSW Resources Regulator has commenced prosecution proceedings against Young Mining Company Pty Ltd for two alleged contraventions of the Mining Act. The Regulator is alleging that Young Mining...

Mining safety regulation changes from 2020

Mining safety regulatory changes for 2020

New mining safety regulation changes are set across some jurisdictions commencing from early January 2020. New South Wales In New South Wales the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites)...

A speeding haul truck has lost control according to the mining safety regulator

Haul truck speeding at 57 km/h loses control

The NSW Mining Safety regulator has released details of a haul truck speeding incident that resulted in the loss of control of a fully laden truck at a NSW mine. The incident has once again re...

dangers of operating near water. truck on its side water storage dam

Dangers of operation around bodies of water

A recent incident at a NSW mine has re-inforced the requirement for safety management plans when mine personnel and equipment are operating around bodies of water. In the latest ‘body of...

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New mining dust disease cases

The NSW mining regulator (Resources Regulator) is investigating three new cases of possible mining dust diseases. NSW Resources Regulator Chief Inspector Garvin Burns said all three workers were...