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Manned loader falls into open stope

Manned loader falls into open stope | fatal accident

Western Australia’s Department of mines industry regulation and safety (DMIRS) has released a report regarding to manned loader falling into an open stope. In July 2020, an operator was driving...

Strata’s Global Line of Emergency Refuge Chambers

Applying decades of experience with today’s advancements in technology, underground mine safety practices have been able to evolve over the years. Operations have discovered it is imperative to have...

Rock Fall

Rock fall hits employee during ground support activity

Plan of Incident Location Worksafe Victoria is issuing a reminder about the importance of managing the risks associated with rock falls whilst developing headings in underground mines. An employee...

Emergency refuge chamber

Strata launches new emergency refuge chamber

Strata Worldwide has announced the global launch of its next generation emergency refuge chamber; the Strata ERCX. The Strata ERCX is a steel-sided, walk-in refuge chamber for use in underground...

Underground Operators Conference 2020

Underground Operators Conference

Underground mine operators conference 2020 A flagship event in AusIMM’s calendar, the Underground Operators (UGOPS) conference will return again in 2020. Bringing together mining engineers, mine...