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jumbo collision with loader bucket

A collision between jumbo and loader

A collision between a jumbo and a loader bucket at underground metal mine has been reported by the NSW Resources Regulator. According to the Regulator, a collision occurred when a jumbo was...

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NT mine threatens environmental and cultural carnage

Waste rock wrongly classified as harmless and a leaking dam could have a devastating impact on the local environment and community near the McArthur River Mine. Up to 22 sacred Indigenous sites and...

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Drilling rig accident in underground metals mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a drilling rig accident that occurred in underground metals mine. The incident occurred when the operator was releasing stuck drill steel. Drill rig contacts...

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Queensland forms mine safety partnership with India

The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans. The MoU was approved last week by a union...

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Sinkhole demonstrates dangers around old workings

The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released an alert in relation to a sinkhole that opened in a pit floor engulfing a tool carrier and explosives...