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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

March 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am – March 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm Underground mine operators conference 2020 Add to calendar Google Calendar iCalendar Outlook 365 Outlook Live Details Start: March 25, 2020 @...

Third body found after Glencore mine accident

UPDATE: A third body has been recovered from Glencore’s Katanga mine after a geotechnical failure earlier this week. The incident, which occurred on the north wall of the KOV open pit mine...

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...

Two workers injured after arc flash

Two workers were injured in a Western Australian underground mine after an arc flash incident. An electrician and mechanical fitter were investigating water-overflow issues and found that a 90 kW...

Underground coal mine safety reps meet in Mackay

Union safety representatives are meeting in Mackay today to discuss health and safety issues in underground coal mines, on the 29th anniversary of the Moura No. 4 underground mine disaster which...

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