CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) has resumed production at the Sino Iron mine in Western Australia after a fire suspended activities at the Pilbara site yesterday.
Total has introduced the fire-resistant HYDRANSAFE HFC-E hydraulic fluid that not only reduces fire hazards in underground mines, but also delivers higher equipment reliability.
Evolution Mining has evacuated its workforce at the Red Lake underground operation in Ontario, Canada following the threat of a nearby forest fire.
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Western Areas has resumed operations at the Forrestania nickel mine in Western Australia following a bush fire incident last week.
Western Areas has reported a threatening bush fire in the area of the Forrestania nickel operation in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has confirmed that a fire broke out at the Port of Dampier in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
FM Global group manager, account engineering Mike Beaumont tells Australian Mining about how companies can manage risks caused by fires at mine sites.
Rio Tinto has declared force majeure on some of its iron ore customers after a fire broke out at its Cape Lambert export facility on January 10.
When a large West African gold mine was struck by a series of thermal events over the space of a year, Fire Investigation & Safety Compliance Australia (FISCA) took a dive into the root cause of the issue. Australian Mining explains.
A fire has occurred at Syrah Resources’ Balama graphite operation, less than a week since the project received approvals from the Mozambique Government.
BHP’s Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed this week following a fire at the Western Australian site last weekend.
Doray Minerals has resumed its underground mining operations at the Deflector gold copper mine after an underground loader caught fire on Wednesday.
All underground workers at Doray Minerals’ Deflector gold copper mine were safe and uninjured after an underground loader caught a fire broke after midnight yesterday.
Scientists at the University of Maryland, have discovered a new kind of fire dubbed the “blue whirl” set to improve the clean-up of oil spills.
A 100 square meter sulfur pile was on fire at an industrial site in Kwinana, Perth.
A vehicle fire in a Victorian gold mine has been brought under control, with no workers injured in the incident.
Like all workers, miners are on social media and like to document what happens at their work place, but sometimes this lands the workers in hot water.
A haul truck fire at the Collie coal mine has been followed by a disciplinary investigation of the social media use of employees who photographed the incident.
Indigenous groups say backburning operations at ERA’s Ranger mine are at risk of torching ancient rock art sites.