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oil overheating gearbox

Dangerous incident at underground mine

NSW Resources Regulator has reported a dangerous incident that occurred in an underground mine. Workers in an underground coal mine smelt something burning and noticed that the gearbox output shaft...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Albury Quarry prosecuted over blasting incident

The NSW Resources Regulator (the Regulator) has commenced prosecution proceedings against blasting services contractor Hamiltons Blasting Services Pty Limited (HBSPL), its shotfirer David Hamilton...

backfilling stopes

Floor slump on stope | Incident report

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report regarding to floor slump on stope in an underground metals mine. A Jumbo operator and a nipper were working on a stope that had previously been rock...

haul truck tray

Haul truck’s tray strikes walkway

The NSW Resources Regulator has released an incident report regarding a haul truck’s tray striking a walkway at an open-cut construction materials mine. After tipping a load, a haul truck...

injury

Worker’s arm caught in tail pulley

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker’s arm became caught in the tail pulley on the main drive of a screening plant belt. The worker removed a guard to view the belt...

excavator to overturn.

An excavator overturned at open cut coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report of an excavator that overturned in open cut coal mine. A 30 tonne excavator conducting rehabilitation work was being walked backwards when one track...

workers injury

Operator seriously injured after entered no-go area

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where a worker was hit on the leg while helping to remove a power pack from a longhole drill. The work group entered the area to remove the power...