WorkSafe New Zealand has dropped all charges and appeals against former Pike River coal mine head Peter Whitall after his insurer paid survivors and the victims’ families.
A miner has been killed after his loader tipped, while operating underground at OceanaGold’s Waihi mine.
Industry representatives from the mining, quarrying, and contracting sectors are calling for site managers to renew competency certificates or risk losing their jobs.
New Talisman Gold Mines (NTL) has entered a binding agreement with Newcrest International over the Rahu Project north of the Talisman mine in New Zealand.
OceanaGold’s Waihi Martha open cut mine’s northern wall has collapsed. The wall slip occurred yesterday, sending around two million tonnes of rock tumbling into the pit. Oceanagold spokesperson Kit Wilson said the incident was not unexpected, according to the NZ Herald. The miner has been monitoring instability on the north wall since November last year … Continue reading Gold mine sees pit wall collapse
What remains of Solid Energy is cutting more than 40 jobs at its Stockton coal mine.
Solid Energy will close the Huntley East coal mine.
Solid Energy will enter voluntary administration.
A worker has been injured during demolition work at the Pike River coal mine.
The New Zealand Government is spending NZ$6 million in surveying to improve national mining data.
In the wake of New Zealand’s rejection of adopting Australian level mining safety laws, Jo Ufer, the mother of a miner lost in the Pike River tragedy, speaks out.
A bill designed to implement Australia’s level of underground mining safety regulations in New Zealand has been quashed.
Z Energy will acquire Chevron New Zealand for NZ$785 million.
Newmont Waihi Gold has terminated a contract with Macmahon and cut 50 jobs following a land slip at one of its mines.
A Curtin University research has uncovered a link between rocks containing an ancient bacteria and prehistoric gold deposits.
Embattled New Zealand miner Solid Energy has cut more than 150 positions from its Stockton coal mine as its future looks in doubt.
The unexplained abrupt resignation of former Solid Energy chair Pip Dunphy has been linked to disagreements with the NZ Gov over the miner’s viability.
A man has died overnight at limeworks near Waimate, in New Zealand.
New Zealand coal miner Solid Energy may not be financially viable, according to NZ finance minister Bill English.
The coal industry is seeing more investment caution in its future, as New Zealand’s largest coal miner’s loan is written off by one of its backers.