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bratt falls

Worker suffers injury after bratt falls

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an underground coal mine worker suffered soft tissue injuries after piece of the roof of the coal mine fell off. A continuous miner driver was standing at the...

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Worker seriously injured after falling from roof

WorkSafe Queensland has released a safety alert regarding a worker who suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately six metres through a roof after walking on an old skylight panel that had...

strata failure in underground coal mine

Strata failure at underground coal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a strata failure incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a roof fall occurred at an intersection in an underground coal...

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Mineworker knocked unconscious by falling roof material

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a mineworker was hit on the hard hat by falling roof material while installing ground support. The worker believes he was knocked unconscious for about...

Moranbah North Underground Mine

Roof fall at Moranbah North Underground

A roof fall incident at the Moranbah North underground operation has reportedly resulted in suspension of operations. The roof fall reportedly occurred during a longwall move and no personnel have...

roof fall at chilean mine

Chilean mine roof fall video

Video has emerged of miners fleeing from a roof fall / working face in a Chilean mine. The incident reportedly occurred on the 24th November around 18:48 at the Chilean underground metalliferous mine...

miners die in ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners die in Ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners have died in a Ukraine coal mine following a roof fall on 29th May 2019. The incident occurred at Lisova coal mine in Lviv region, western Ukraine. The miners were reportedly working at a...

dartbrook coal mine

Safety troubled Dartbrook mine set to re-open

ASX listed Australian Pacific Coal (reportedly part owned by the Tinkler family) is set to re-open the former mining safety troubled Dartbrook coal mine that saw three fatalities over a 12 year...

Chinese Mine Disaster

Final death toll at 21 in Chinese mine disaster

The final death toll from a Chinese mine disaster has been confirmed at 21, following the discovery of two bodies this week. The disaster occurred at a coal mine in Shandong Province south east of...