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Dragline boom incident

Dragline Boom Point Sheaves Fall to Ground

Queensland Coal Inspectorate has issued a safety alert following a major structural failure of the boom point sheaves on a BE1370 dragline, which allowed the sheave assembly to fall from the boom...

coal mine worker injury

Incident involving super large bore inflator adaptors

Queensland Mines Inspectorate has released a worker who has injured at a coal mine. On 25 August 2020 a Coal Mine Worker (CMW) was deflating an ultra-class rear dump truck tyre using a super large...

explosion in a truck cabin

Explosion in truck cabin in underground mine

Queensland Resources Safety & Health has released an incident report regarding a mine worker being seriously burned in an explosion in a truck cabin. On 11 January 2021, a serious accident...

Tyre explosion following lightning strike in QLD coal mine

Tyre explosion following lightning strike

Resources Safety & Health Queensland has published a safety alert regarding a tyre explosion incident resulting from a lightning strike at a Queensland coal mine. The Queensland Mines...

board of inquiry mining safety

Board of inquiry report…yawn

OPINION If you’re looking for inspiration on improving the safety in Queensland underground coal mines, you won’t find it in the preliminary report by the Queensland Board of Inquiry...

Queensland mines department staff get bonus

Some Queensland mines inspectors and other mines department officials were rewarded with a $1250 bonus by the Queensland Government in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown according to information...

Anglo American Grosvenor Mine

Grosvenor mine explosion findings emerging

The cause of the Grosvenor mine gas explosion has been the subject of much conjecture at the recent Board of Inquiry. The conduct and subsequent findings of the inquiry have now been delayed but...

north goonyella co concerns

Peabody faces class action over North Goonyella

Peabody Energy and several senior executives will face a class action over its handling of the North Goonyella underground coal mine fire. The Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System have...

AMSJ Nov 2021