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Roof bolting rig

Part of mine roof swings down and hospitalises worker

Ceiling support infrastructure became loose and severely injured a resources employee. A mine worker was recently rushed to the emergency department with two broken ribs and a lacerated lung due to a...

Single trailer road truck

Coal mines investigate heavy vehicle mishaps

Authorities are examining incidents at two mining operations in New South Wales. The state government is investigating a recent truck accident at an undisclosed open-cut coal mine. The single-trailer...

Appin North Coal Colliery

Coal mine’s work health safety undertaking rejected

Authorities have dismissed a resources giant’s plan to implement effective work, health and safety initiatives. Endeavour Coal will have to go back to the drawing board after the New South...

Cadia Hill Mine

Underground mine fire leaves worker with serious burns

An employee suffered severe injuries after material handling equipment caught on fire at an underground operation. One Newcrest Mining worker received serious burns when his LH621 Sandvik loader...

Clarence Colliery roof collapse

Roof collapse injures multiple coal mine workers

An unstable structure interrupted the lives of two underground coal operation employees. Authorities recently investigated a roof collapse at Centennial Coal’s Clarence Colliery, about 130km...

fall from height

Rigger falls from height

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fall from height incident. A rigger had completed lift activities and was dismounting a scaffold. While climbing onto the ladder, the rigger ducked under a...

Crawler utility vehicle runaway

Tracked utility vehicles rollaway

The NSW Resources Regulator has recently received two notifications where tracked utility type vehicles have lost motion control and rolled, uncontrolled, down a gradient. Figure 2 Morooka MST-3000VD...

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...

AMSJ April 2022