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Cyclone Kimi warning canceled

Cyclone Kimi has weakened in intensity and the cyclone has now been downgraded to a Tropical Low much to the relief of residents and miners in North Queensland. You can watch the latest update from...

WATCH | Tropical Cyclone Kimi

Tropical Cyclone Kimi in Queensland’s North may be upgraded to at least a category 2 cyclone later today with winds expected up to 140km/h. The weather bureau has confirmed that the cyclone...

Manuka Resources

Severe weather event strikes miner

 A severe weather event has struck miner Manuka Resources (ASX: MKR) resulting in shutdowns for repairs at its Wontawinta silver mine near Cobar NSW. According to reports, the company was struck by...

natural disaster preparation is critical for mines

Forces of nature

Natural disaster preparation for mines In a land beset with floods, droughts, cyclones, bushfires and dust storms that can shut down a city, it’s vital for mine sites to be fore-warned and properly...

BHP mine workshop collapse

Storm smashes BHP’s Peak Downs mine

Severe thunderstorms are firing up across Central Queensland with a workshop and another large shed being destroyed at the Peak Downs mine. BHP Queensland and New South Wales Facebook Page have...

Tropical cyclone

Tropical cyclone to bear down on mining region

Mining communities in Pilbara region of Western Australia are preparing for the first tropical cyclone of the year Tropical cyclone Damien is likely to bear down on the Western Australian coast...

Lightning strikes and lightning safety at mines

Crane operator struck by lightning

A crane operator has been struck by lightning at work near the Brisbane port in the early hours of this morning. The incident has demonstrated the risks of operation of equipment in lightning storms...

cyclone gove

Tropical low intensifying may affect Gove operations

A tropical low is intensifying in the Northern Territory and it is expected to form into a cyclone by tomorrow morning. The low is moving in a westerly direction parallel to the coast and the effects...

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