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Mine Inquiry Anglo Grosvenor coal mine

Coal mine inquiry explores catalyst for explosion

A Queensland Coal mining inquiry into the gas explosion at the Anglo-American Grosvenor Coal mine has heard of concerns associated with the use of polyurethane resins (PUR) as a potential ignition...

Anti-static materials in underground coal mines

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety advice about anti-static materials for the NSW mining industry. Certain materials have the ability to accumulate and store an electrical charge...

Queensland Parliament creates new mine safety authority

The Queensland Parliament has approved the creation of a new mine safety authority today. The move comes following a spate of deaths and a hundred of high potential incidents in the Queensland mining...

Simtars and Immersive Technologies have signed an MOU

Immersive Technologies and Simtars ink MOU

Immersive Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Queensland Government’s Simtars to jointly develop training and workforce development solutions for the Queensland...

meghalaya mine accident

Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

Simtars in India

Queensland Government’s Simtars launches into India

The Indian Government and Prime Minister Narendra Modhi have given approval to the cabinet for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Queensland Government’s Safety in Mines...

dust monitoring

CFMEU calls for independent dust monitoring

The CFMEU Mining & Energy Division has called for independent dust monitoring to be conducted by a Queensland Government agency. CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth said...

AMSJ April 2022