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BLOG: Safety Culture, The Movie

Written by Gary Wong It’s the holiday season. One terrific way to celebrate as a family is to see a movie together. Our pick? Star Wars: the Force Awakens. Well, that was an easy decision. The next...

Promising outlook for oil and gas puts pressure on HSE

The future outlook for the oil and gas sector is promising even though Australia’s biggest gas projects are now moving from construction to production phase – and the increase in supply is pushing...

Chinese mine owner kills himself after fatal collapse

An owner of a Chinese gypsum mine has committed suicide two days after the mine collapsed, killing one worker and trapping 17. The mine owner, Ma Congbo, was assisting rescue efforts when he jumped...

WA Mining Engineer sends Christmas safety message

State Mining Engineer Andrew Chaplyn has delivered a message highlighting the importance of safety in the mining industry during the festive season and in the year ahead. Mr Chaplyn said the festive...

BHP hit with $7.2b lawsuit after Brazil mine disaster

The Brazilian Government intends to sue Samarco, Vale and BHP for $7.2b for clean-up costs and damages after dams collapsed at their iron ore operation in Minas Gerais killing 13 people. According to...

Anniversary of Northparkes mine disaster

On November 24, 1999, disaster struck underground at Northparkes mine in central New South Wales and the lives of four miners were lost. Ross Bodkin 41, Michael House 33, Stuart Osmond 47 and Colin...

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SafeWork NSW reminds workers to be safe in summer

As it gets closer to summer and temperatures heat up this week, SafeWork NSW has issued a reminder of the importance of working safely this summer. Executive Director of SafeWork NSW Peter Dunphy...

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