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Safety Management Systems – a different perspective

A Safety Management System is supposed to be a systematic and proactive process for managing safety risks. Having a structured approach to safety management should complement and support good...

Aggreko celebrates one million man-hours LTI free

Aggreko AusPac has celebrated one million man-hours without a lost time injury (LTI), with this week marking a two-year period without an LTI. The company said the achievement is a result of...

RECALL: Defects discovered in self-rescuers

A batch of self-rescuers have been recommended to be returned for assessment due to a defect has been revealed by a NSW Mine Safety Alert. The SR50 and SR100A self rescuers have been recommended by...

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Victorian mines safer with new cutting edge technology

A new high-tech research project in the Latrobe Valley will make open-cut mining safer for Victorian workers and the community. The $2.2 million Batter Stability Project was launched at Energy...

Driver crashes into underground mine wall

The driver of a personnel transport and service light vehicle crashed into a wall underground, prompting a NSW Mine Safety alert. The vehicle, which contained the driver and two passengers, lost...

Company fined $130,000 for Telfer gold mine death

A company has been fined $130,000 for the death of a worker at a Western Australia gold mine in 2013. Exact Mining Services pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court to failing to provide a safe...

goonyella riverside miner dies in arc gouging incident

China to close more than 1000 coal mines

The Chinese mining industry is expected to take a huge hit this year, with the country planning to close more than 1000 coal mines in 2016. The closures are in response to faltering demand for coal...