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Train hits truck near Fortescue’s Eliwana mine

The Sydney Morning Herald has reported a truck collision accident near Eliwana iron ore mine in WA’s Pilbara region that occurred on the 21st January 2020. According to the article, a truck was...

Rio Tinto ore train collision

Weipa mining train collision preliminary report released

The ATSB has released an investigation report into a Rio Tinto mining train accident that occurred at Weipa on the 22 September 2019. The ATSB says that an empty bauxite mining train was travelling...

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Ore train collides at Weipa

An ore train collision at Rio Tinto’s Weipa operation is under investigation. The ATSB said it is investigating a collision between an empty ore train and rail wagons at Andoom, on the Rio...

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Another mining train derails in Western Australia

Last night another Western Australian mining train has derailed. A Mineral Resources Limited train has derailed 30 empty ore wagons south of Norseman. It is believed that the derailment resulted from...

Train carrying sulphuric acid derails in north-west QLD

A two-kilometre exclusion zone has been set after a freight train carrying about 819,000 litres of sulphuric acid derailed 20km east of Julia Creek, on Sunday. All 26 carriages were derailed in the...

Manganese train ploughs into four wheel drive

The driver of a four wheel drive had a lucky escape after a train carrying manganese ploughed into his vehicle near Katherine in the Northern Territory. According to the NT News, the train was...