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Company fined $50,000 after worker loses both legs

An infrastructure company has been fined $50,000 over an incident in 2011 that resulted in a worker having both legs amputated below the knee. The Pilbara Infrastructure – a wholly owned...

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DMP Mines Safety Roadshow kicks off this week

The eleventh annual Mines Safety Roadshow started on Tuesday in Geraldton to highlight important safety issues in Western Australia’s mining industry. Presented by the Department of Mines and...

Mine workers injured in Pilbara collision

Two men were seriously injured last Thursday afternoon, after a collison 200km south of Port Hedland in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. According to reports, a Toyota Hilux contractor truck...

Cyclone Alert for Port Hedland and Karratha

Cyclone Alert for Port Hedland and Karratha

A blue alert has been issued for the mining towns of Port Hedland and Karratha due to concern that a tropical low off the northern coast of Western Australia could develop into a category 2 cyclone...

Port Hedland gets airport fire fighting services back

Airservices Australia will introduce new services at Port Hedland starting with an Aerodrome Flight Information Service (AFIS) and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting service (ARFF) at the airport. The new...