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Hydraulic Accumulator Near Miss
DMIRS WA has issued a safety alert highlighting the dangers of work with pressurised hydraulic accumulators. In May 2018, workers..
BHP trials drones for port operations
Mining and energy giant BHP is trialing the use of drones to speed up its port operations. The firm intends..
LED mine lighting systems improve safety
Ensuring adequate mine lighting in an underground and surface environments is known to minimise risks associated with a range of..
Tahmoor Mine : Creating positives from negatives
Tahmoor Mine has re-opened over the weekend. The re-opening follows a six week investigation into a significant safety related incident and..
Critical control management – Is it working?
Melissa Demarco is the Principal Lawyer with Demarco Law. In this article Melissa shares with us some insights in critical control..
Small Mines Health & Safety Roadshow
The NSW Resources Regulator has kicked off Safe Work Month with its annual Health and Safety at Small Mines Roadshow. From..
Cut to coal miners accident pay
According to a media release by the CFMEU, the length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the..
The intrepid adventures of Mr Peabody and the gang
Friday Night Again In the Land Down Under….so we’re up for a Mr Peabody and the Gang – bed time..
Simtars celebrates 30 years of safety in mines
The Queensland Mines Department’s Safety In Mines Testings & Research Station (Simtars) has celebrated its 30th birthday today. Simtars has..
Peabody starting to talk on North Goonyella mine fire
In a media release today, Peabody today provided another periodic update on progress to contain impacts of the previously reported..
Free Apps to help miners stay on top of mental health
It seems a little bizarre but there’s just about an app for everything these days. After a week of reading..
Minister calls North Goonyella investigation
The Mackay Daily Mercury has reported this morning that the Queensland Government Minister, responsible for Mining Safety, Dr Anthony Lynham..
Australian injury deaths too high
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new report today highlighting trends in injury deaths for the period..
World Mental Health Day
Today marks World Mental Health Day, a day created to shed a more positive light on mental health and to..
When is a mine fire, a REAL mine fire? North Goonyella
Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen (H2) levels in Peabody’s North Goonyella mine reached significant levels indicating a mine fire on..
Union in Support of Peabody’s Efforts
The CFMEU has come out in support of Peaboy’s efforts in management of the North Goonyella coal mine fire. CFMEU..
Mine dust victims want companies to pay levy
Mine dust victims are calling on Queensland coal companies to pay a levy on coal production to assist workers afflicted..
Re-entry to Pike River Mine to recover 29 bodies
Bringing home the boys from Pike River mine Re-entry to Pike River Mine in the NZ to recover the bodies..
Mining innovation ideas could win a $1M investment
A Canadian based gold miner is offering up to 1 million dollars (CAD) investment in mining innovation ideas and technologies..
Pit talk : The secret languages of english coal miners