The Queensland department of natural resources and mines (DNRM) has granted the final heritage approval for Carbine Resources’ Mount Morgan gold copper project, southwest of Rockhampton.
Rod Mitchell’s Transport and Exploration Services has been fined $110,000 for the death of a worker at the Woodie Woodie mine last year.
Work is gradually resuming at Glencore’s Newlands coal mine in Queensland after a fatal incident earlier this week.
A 55 year old worker has died after a fatal incident at the Newlands coal mine.
A drill offsider has been injured in a helicopter lifting incident.
The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum has released an initial report into a fatal incident where a worker was crushed by a gantry bridge.
A miner has been killed after his loader tipped, while operating underground at OceanaGold’s Waihi mine.
A worker has been killed at the Central Norseman gold mine.
A West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum investigation has revealed how the first fatal accident of 2016 occurred.
Another serious incident has occurred at Rio Tinto’s Greater Paraburdoo mine.
The shutdown fitter killed earlier this week at the Channar mine has been named as Lee Buzzard.
The first fatality of 2016 has been recorded, after a worker has died in an incident on Rio Tinto’s Channar iron ore mine.
A tyre fitter’s fingers have been partially amputated after an accident while operating a hydraulic bead breaker.
Fortescue Metals subsidiary The Pilbara Infrastructure has been fined for an incident which saw the double amputation of a worker’s legs.
A worker has been seriously injured after being crushed in an integrated tool carrier work basket incident underground.
A maintenance contractor has been fined $20,000 for the death of Allen Zuvela at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine in 2013.
A worker has been airlifted from the Drayton coal mine after he was injured in a safety incident. It is understood the 44 year-old worker was thrown around the cabin of his bulldozer, and may have suffered a pelvic fracture. Newcastle Herald reported he was in a stable condition.
A worker has suffered a skull fracture after falling from an articulated dump truck. The incident occurred in February, at Sibelco’s Salt Ash sand plant. The plant operator was preparing to unload a Volvo A30 ADT that had been transported to the site on a low loader. During preparation the operator accessed the top of … Continue reading Worker suffers fractured skull at sand mine
A front end loader has reversed into a light vehicle at Whitehaven’s coal mine’s CHPP. The incident occurred on 12 March, eight hours into the shift, fortunately no one was injured. Only two employees were working at the coal stockpile area at Whitehaven’s Coal Handling and Preparation Plant at the time, with the leading hand … Continue reading Light vehicle and loader collide on coal mine
A series of underground coal mine explosions in Russia far north have killed miners, and their rescuers, at Severnaya coal mine, in Vorkuta.