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Middlemount Coal

Middlemount Coal releases details of operator killed

Middlemount Coal has confirmed in a statement that the digger operator involved in the mining incident this week was found deceased. Statement from Gerrie Jordaan, CEO Middlemount Coal Pty Ltd.  It...

Kamoto copper 39 miners reportedly died

Glencore Kamoto Copper reports 19 fatalities

Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Glencore, has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area. This has led to...

Griffin coal embattled by fire

Griffin coal faces fire

A conveyor fire that spread into coal storage hoppers at embattled Griffin Coal Ewington Mine in Collie Western Australia has resulted in damage to coal loading facilities. The fire reportedly took...

Australasian mine safety journal

Mining Safety Journal celebrates milestone

One of Australia’s unique mining industry publications has celebrated a milestone. Australasian Mine Safety Journal (AMSJ), a unique high-quality, multi-platform publication for the Australian...

Things To Know About Cave-Ins And Rock Falls In Mining

Cave-ins are a grave risk in the mining industry. Perhaps the most well-known case is the Chilean miners. In 2010 the story captures international attention as a high-profile rescue effort was...

Types of Jobs in Mine Safety in Australia

Looking to get into the mining industry? It turns out it’s the place to be if you have a background in health and safety. There are a wide variety of job roles related to mine safety in...

FIFO And Family Life

When compared to other parents, partners of FIFO workers experience higher levels of stress. FIFO workers are often working away from home for four to six weeks at any one time.

Roy Hill Recognised at 2018 DMIRS Awards for Excellence

Roy Hill has won the 2018 Safety and Health Resources Sector Engineering Award at the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) Awards for Excellence ceremony, held at the Perth...

Autonomous: Is It The Best Option?

There has been a lot of conversation surrounding the use of driverless trucks in mining. It was in 2015 that two Pilbara mines started using them to move iron ore. The workers control the trucks from...

What to expect working in Australian mines

So, you want to work in an Australian mine. Before you can, there are certain things you need to know. There is a lot going on, and most people have no idea what happens in the mines. First of all...

How Thermal Stress Affects You

Heading into summer, there are certain aspects in your role on a mining site that become more difficult. One of the biggest factors that work against us in mining, is heat.