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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...

Albury Quarry blasting incident

Learning from Albury Quarry blasting incident

An investigation report and incident animation video has been released following a dangerous blasting incident that occurred at Albury Quarry, Ettamogah NSW in April 2018. Flyrock on driver’s seat of...

A rigid haul truck rolled over

A rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine

The NSW Resources Regulator’s Mine Safety has released a report of rigid haul truck rolled over at open cut mine. A rigid haul truck rolled over the side of a haul road, coming to rest on the edge of...

black lung mineworkers CWP

Another mineworker diagnosed with pneumoconiosis

The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that a 61-year-old mineworker with about 41 years’ coal mining experience has been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis after working across a range...

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...