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New Trial Tests Revolutionary Exploration Technology for Mining Industry
A patch of land near Wave Rock in WA’s Wheatbelt has played host to a series of tests that could..
Call for papers now open // 2018 NSW Mining Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference
The NSW Mining HSEC Conference will be held on 6-8 August 2018 – and now they want you to contribute to the program. Each..
Risk present in all work spaces
Businesses need to consider health and safety risks on all structures, even those infrequently used. On 2 June 2016 a..
Dangerous Incident: haul truck tray
Summary: The operator of a haul truck was lowering his tray after dumping a load when the tray suddenly slammed down..
Dangerous Incident: shotcrete rig
Summary: An operator using a shotcrete rig was preparing the machine for a maintenance task to repair a fault on the..
Dangerous Incident: sparks coming from the engine
Summary: An operator of an underground haul truck noticed sparks coming from the engine bay area of a concrete agitator. The..
Dangerous Incident: a skip trip in the head frame
Summary: When hoisting, a skip trip in the head frame occurred. The skip tipped and the cylinder pushed the skip back..
Consolidated report published on exposure to dust
The findings of the targeted assessment program in relation to the hazard of worker exposure to respirable dust in underground..
Recent tailgate incidents raises concerns
The Resources Regulator has identified significant concerns in relation to incidents involving truck drivers being hit by the trailer tailgate while..
Mine Maintenance Matters
With Australia a leader in the production of iron ore, coal, bauxite and copper, mining is certainly one of the..
The power of mates to boost mental health in Qld energy sector
An industry-leading program designed to improve mental health and tackle suicide in the energy sector has been launched today. Mates..
Mines Rescue Competition at New Acland Mine
New Acland Mine is hosting the 2017 Southern Region Rescue Challenge When: Thursday the 19th of October 2017. Where: New..
New report shows challenging outlook for gold industry
Long-term forecast of Australia’s mineral production and revenue The outlook for gold: 2017-2057 Report by MinEx Consulting: October 2017 Under..
Rushed workplace laws risk undermining safety
Rushed workplace laws risk undermining safety The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has grave concerns that rushed changes to workplace health..
Final investigation report into underground fatality
Incident date: 14 May 2017 Event: Fatality in underground metalliferous mine Location: Perilya Broken Hill Limited, Southern Operations, Broken Hill..
Workplace safety an accident waiting to happen.
Research released this week has revealed that a staggering 81 per cent of Australian small businesses don’t fully understand..
DID YOU KNOW: Serious Claims
Serious Claims The preliminary data for 2011–12 show there were 3365 successful workers’ compensation claims for serious injury or illness...
Mining Event | IMARC | The International Mining and Resources Conference
IMARC | The International Mining and Resources Conference is Australia’s largest mining conference Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre Date: ..
Mining Events | 6 days until 13th AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference
13th AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference Date: 16-18 October 2017 Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Capturing the Opportunities: Communication, Collaboration, Innovation Since..
Mining industry second highest industry targeted by email hackers