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Part of mine roof swings down and hospitalises worker

Ceiling support infrastructure became loose and severely injured a resources employee. A mine worker was recently rushed to the emergency department with two broken ribs and a lacerated lung due to a...

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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...

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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...

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Roof supports to be distributed by Strata Worldwide

Strata Worldwide have signed a distribution agreement with  Burrell Mining International for the promotion and distribution of the Burrell Omega Bloc coal mining roof support products to the North...

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Remembering Wayne Fowlie | Roof fall failure claims life

On the morning of Saturday, 15 February 2014, Wayne Fowlie was killed by a roof fall during a major decline development at the Harlequin Gold Mine near Norseman. 59-year-old Wayne had been tasked...

Serious head laceration leads to investigation

A mine operator received a serious head injury from a damaged roof support strap, prompting an investigation by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit. The incident occurred on January 22 at the...

AMSJ April 2022