Australasian Mine Safety Journal

Australasia's Leading Journal in Mining Safety

  • Worker sustains critical injuries after driving loader over stope edge

    Worker sustains critical injuries after driving loader over stope edge

    The NSW Resources Regulator has released a safety alert in relation to a worker who has sustained critical injuries after driving a loader off the stope edge. The incident occurred on 10 February...

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  • Coronado faces charges over Donald Rabbit’s death

    Coronado faces charges over Donald Rabbit’s death

    Coronado Global Resources’ Curragh mine in the Emerald Magistrates Court, Queensland has been charged over the death of Thiess employee Donald Rabbitt on January 12 2020. Mr Rabbitt,  33 years old...

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  • Driving down fall-ish behaviour from vehicles

    Driving down fall-ish behaviour from vehicles

    Falls from heights cause serious injuries. Data from SafeWork SA in 2020 identified that falls from trucks resulted in 18 serious injuries. Falls from height remain a high risk in Australian...

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  • Ericsson joins NEXGEN SIMS sustainable mining project

    Ericsson joins NEXGEN SIMS sustainable mining project

    Ericsson has joined the EU-funded Next-Generation Carbon-Neutral Pilots for Smart Intelligent Mining Systems (NEXGEN SIMS) project. The three-year initiative aims to develop autonomous,...

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  • GRT welcomes the federal budget focus on the mining

    GRT welcomes the federal budget focus on the mining

    Dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT), welcomes the focus in the 2021 federal budget on supporting the mining and manufacturing sectors as the government seeks to propel the...

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  • EY and NORCAT collaborate to support mining transformation

    EY and NORCAT collaborate to support mining transformation

    Ernst and Young LLP (EY), one of the world’s leading professional services firms, is working with NORCAT to build the skills, expertise and innovative solutions needed to help support the mining...

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  • Emesent partner with Datamine to enable geotechnical structure mapping

    Emesent partner with Datamine to enable geotechnical structure mapping

    Emesent and Datamine have partnered, enabling geotechnical structure mapping through Hovermap and Sirovision to further assist mining companies. Emesent and Datamine have partnered to further...

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  • Operational benefits of Fibre Optics Technology for fire detection

    Operational benefits of Fibre Optics Technology for fire detection

    How early detection, Fibre Optics Technology and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) are benefiting the mining industry. Conventional Fire Detection and early warning  Traditionally the...

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  • Addressing the challenges of mine waste

    Addressing the challenges of mine waste

    A new research group at The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute has developed a set of geometallurgical toolkits to improve the management of waste in the mining industry....

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  • Powerline incidents prompt safety warning

    Powerline incidents prompt safety warning

    WorkSafe Victoria is urging employers operating mobile machinery near overhead power lines to put safety first following a spate of electric shock incidents and near misses. Since November 2020,...

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  • Weir Group identifies decarbonisation opportunities in mining

    Weir Group identifies decarbonisation opportunities in mining

    A new report, commissioned by the Weir Group plc has released which calculates mining’s share of global energy consumption and identifies ways the industry can aid the transition to net-zero...

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  • Chrysos PhotonAssay and MSALABS announce global partnership

    Chrysos PhotonAssay and MSALABS announce global partnership

    Chrysos Corporation, a pioneer of the revolutionary PhotonAssay technology, and MSALABS, a global provider of geochemical laboratory services for the exploration and mining sectors, have announced...

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  • Haul truck collided with loader

    Haul truck collided with loader

    The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident at an open cut coal mine that the tray of a haul truck collided with the lift arm and handrail of a front-end loader, putting the loader...

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  • ICMM launches two new resources to support tailings management

    ICMM launches two new resources to support tailings management

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today launched two new resources to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings facilities: Conformance...

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  • Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

    Worker crushes fingers in roof bolted

    The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that a worker received crush injuries to two fingers when the hand was caught in a pinch point while operating a roof bolting rig. The worker...

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  • Fatality – Miner pinned between haul truck and personal vehicle

    Fatality – Miner pinned between haul truck and personal vehicle

    The USA Government, Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA has reported a fatal incident. On April 19, 2021, a miner stopped his haul truck in front of his personal truck to get his lunch....

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  • Worker seriously injured at underground coal mine

    Worker seriously injured at underground coal mine

    The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a worker has seriously injured at an underground coal mine. A worker sustained a punctured lung when he was struck in the chest by a poly pipe. While...

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  • Wenco acquires SmartCap to enhance safety solution

    Wenco acquires SmartCap to enhance safety solution

    Wenco International Mining Systems Ltd. (“Wenco”) is pleased to announce its purchase of all assets and intellectual property of SmartCap Technologies Pty Ltd (“SmartCap”), engineers of the...

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  • TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer as digitalization in mining

    TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer as digitalization in mining

    TOMRA is tapping the potential of digitalization with a constantly expanding offer of digital services to help mining operations improve their efficiency and profitability – most recently with the...

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  • Anglo American updates sustainability performance

    Anglo American updates sustainability performance

    Anglo American plc is presenting its biannual sustainability performance update. Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, said: “A sustainable business is one that has an enduring purpose...

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