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Report into roof bolting machine hazards released

A special report into mobile roof bolting machine hazards has been released following the injury and subsequent death of a mine worker in 2008. On the 24 July 2008, a coal miner working at Myuna...

Fatigue Causes More Accidents Than Alcohol

Studies have shown fatigue reduces reaction times, attention spans and causes more accidents than alcohol. With that sobering thought in mind a new program is looking at how NSW mines are managing...

New details released on fatality at Boggabri Mine

The construction worker who died at Boggabri mine in NSW three weeks ago received his fatal crush injuries when his head became trapped between the protective rail over the console of the ‘cherry...

AMSJ Nov 2021