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  • Spring 2017

    Spring 2017

    QLD Mining & Energy Bulletin (QMEB) communicates through print, digital & social media to a combined readership of 82,500 industry key decision makers.

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  • Australasian Mine Safety Journal Issue 30 Spring 2016

    Australasian Mine Safety Journal Issue 30 Spring 2016

    Australasian Mine Safety Journal is Australia's leading mining safety publication. Spring 2016 covers key issues such as disaster management, managing fatigue and mining safety innovations.

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  • Boilermaker’s near miss during seized pin removal

    Boilermaker’s near miss during seized pin removal

    The NSW Resources Regulator has released a report into an incident involving a Boilermaker lancing and cooling a seized pin from the rear axle of a dump truck. A boilermaker was trying to remove a...

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  • ICAM fails to deliver conclusive findings in Queensland fatality

    ICAM fails to deliver conclusive findings in Queensland fatality

    An ICAM investigation has failed to reach conclusions surrounding the death of dozer operator Allan Houston at the Saraji Mine on the 31st December 2018. In the midst of the report release, some...

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  • Drone technology |An important tool for engineering group

    Drone technology |An important tool for engineering group

    Using remote-controlled drone technology over building sites or quarries? That might sound futuristic –  but it’s not. Equipped with cameras, unmanned aerial vehicles are part of the everyday...

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  • Electrification of mining  reduces emissions and improves health and safety

    Electrification of mining reduces emissions and improves health and safety

    KEY POINTS Powering mining with electricity improves economics and strengthens license to operate Mine design needs a rethink to build in optionality for future innovation Electrification needs...

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  • Mining waste recovery through plants

    Mining waste recovery through plants

    Increasingly scarce metals are being recovered from mining waste by University of Queensland researchers, who are making the most of native plants’ metal-absorbing nature.  Phytomining involves...

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  • Welding Fume Protection: Advice for the Mining Industry

    Welding Fume Protection: Advice for the Mining Industry

    The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently reclassified welding fume from Group 2B “possibly carcinogenic to humans” to Group 1 “carcinogenic to humans”. The reclassification came...

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  • Safety reset followed by a serious incident

    Safety reset followed by a serious incident

    A safety reset at a Queensland mine today has been followed by a serious incident. AMSJ understands that workers at a BMA mine today received their safety reset in accordance with the recent...

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  • Quarry worker receives serious injuries

    Quarry worker receives serious injuries

    A 19-year-old quarry worker has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition today after becoming crushed this morning at a north Queensland quarry. Queensland Police said officers at Cooktown...

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  • Mining Change: Breaking stereotypes and addressing human needs

    Mining Change: Breaking stereotypes and addressing human needs

    We recently spoke with Craig Dickson, an organisational consultant and motivational speaker who has been at the coal face supporting some workers through the Middlemount mine fatality. Craig holds...

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  • Queensland mines inspection slashed

    Queensland mines inspection slashed

    New figures obtained by the LNP show that the Palaszczuk Labor Government has slashed the number of mine inspections in Queensland by more than 500 a year. The answer to an Opposition...

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  • Stricter requirements: Safety expertise in the digital age

    Stricter requirements: Safety expertise in the digital age

    By now, most have realized that industry 4.0 is not just hype that will disappear by itself. Fundamental functional safety processes will change, if they haven’t already, especially in automation...

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  • Remembering Moura No 4 mine disaster

    Remembering Moura No 4 mine disaster

    At about 11:05 a.m. on 16th July 1986 an explosion occurred in Moura No. 4 Underground Mine in Central Queensland. That explosion later to be known as the Moura No 4 mine disaster claimed the...

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  • Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

    Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

    Ten miners are trapped underground following an electrical fire at a Pakistan coal mine. Mines rescue teams have reportedly been hampered by the fire and increasing Carbon Monoxide levels in the...

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  • Queensland Resources Council in support of safety reset

    Queensland Resources Council in support of safety reset

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said it will work with the Government, unions and mine workers to implement the outcomes of last week’s safety summit, including a safety reset to reach...

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  • Dusts diseases register a first for Australia

    Dusts diseases register a first for Australia

    Queensland workers, including coal workers and stonemasons, will have better workplace health and safety protections thanks to recent changes to the Public Health Act 2005 and a new Regulation...

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  • Bolle Rush+ Small for smaller narrow faces

    Bolle Rush+ Small for smaller narrow faces

    Finding the perfect pair of safety glasses to fit your face shape and size can be a problem. Sometimes for those of us with smaller faces, we don’t have the luxury when choosing the right glasses...

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  • Capella landmark gets a refresh

    Capella landmark gets a refresh

    New life has been breathed into a Capella landmark with the refurbishment of the mine dragline bucket at the entrance to the Capella Industrial Park. CQMS Razer, Gerada Engineering, SunCity Signs...

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  • Dump truck collision investigation highlights fatigue management

    Dump truck collision investigation highlights fatigue management

    The NSW Resources Regulator has completed an investigation into a nose to tail dump truck collision at the Bulga Open Cut Mine in July 2018. The report has revealed the need to address fatigue...

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  • NSW mine safety blitz reveals low levels of non-compliance

    NSW mine safety blitz reveals low levels of non-compliance

    The NSW Resources Regulator has completed its latest state-wide mine safety blitz of 112 unannounced inspections at coal, metalliferous and quarrying operations across the state. Around 85 safety...

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  • Miller Big Blue 400X Welder’s focus on safety

    Miller Big Blue 400X Welder’s focus on safety

    Mining sites and mineral processing operations can be particularly challenging for welding operators who are often required to work from in challenging positions in high-risk environments. In...

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