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Warning over fake high risk work licences

Western Australia’s resources safety regulator has sent a strong warning to mining companies over fake licences for ‘high risk’ work, after two Karratha mining workers mistakenly held fake...

Midwest WA mines face safety crack-down

Western Australia’s resources safety watchdog has embarked on a major crack down targeting injuries and ‘near misses’ in the Midwest mining sector, following two serious incidents during the past...

Port Hedland gets airport fire fighting services back

Airservices Australia will introduce new services at Port Hedland starting with an Aerodrome Flight Information Service (AFIS) and Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting service (ARFF) at the airport. The new...

Massive fines for dangerous goods transport in WA

Two truck drivers could face fines of tens of thousands of dollars after they were found to have seriously contravened dangerous goods transport regulations. The drivers were stopped in Albany by...

New Safety Specialists for WA

The Western Australian government has appointed seven new specialist safety inspectors to work specifically in the resources and mining sector. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion said the...

mine rescue western australia - have there been cover ups?

Mine Rescue Western Austalia

A culture of cover-ups, or an industry of continual improvements? Shane Ashish reports on the controversy surrounding the state of mine rescue in Western Australia. Collaboration of Mines Rescue and...

AMSJ April 2022