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Fleet stood down after Premier Coal truck fires

Premier Coal has pulled an entire fleet of mine trucks out of action at it’s Collie site after five fires in three weeks. Two weeks ago a truck burst into flames at the mine, with four other...

Queenslanders remember at Miners Memorial Day tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Queensland mining community will stop and spare a moment to remember those heroes in hard hats who have died in the mining industry. The 2015 Miners Memorial Day service will be held...

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Falling To Pieces

The mental health of fly-in, fly-out miners is increasingly gaining more attention in the resources industry. Gryphon Pyschology provided statistical information to the latest Queensland...

Mining dad drives home road safety with innovation

After becoming a father to two daughters, Central Queensland miner Nick Dyer says coming home safely has a whole new meaning. “Life has changed significantly for me since the arrival of our two...

Mt Gibson Mining fined $30,000

Mt Gibson Mining Ltd has been fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to failing to provide a safe working environment in Perth Magistrates Court on Monday. Department of Mines and Petroleum State Mining...

Emergency responders put to the test in WA comp

The Norton Goldfields team took top honours in this year’s Chamber of Minerals and Energy Surface Mines Emergency Response Competition, held in Western Australia this week. The annual event saw eight...

Miners racking up Australia’s highest medical bills

WHEN it comes to workplace injury, Australia’s mining sector incurs the highest treatment cost per worker, with the longest average treatment duration, according to the latest report from...

Fallen remembered on Workers’ Memorial Day

WORKERS who have lost their lives will be remembered today, for World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. Today is a day to focus on taking actions which can prevent future...

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Mental health awareness gains momentum

The mental health of fly-in, fly-out employees across Australia’s resource industry has come increasingly into the spotlight in recent months, and the Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA)...

Wandering Drill Rig Shuts Down Pluto LNG Plant

Wandering Drill Rig Shuts Down Pluto LNG Plant

A wandering drill rig has prompted Woodside to shut down production at their Pluto LNG plant after the piece of machinery drifted too close to their flowlines. The drill rig reportedly was...