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Employer sentenced to jail for torturing mine employee

A foreign resources executive will spend decades behind bars after allegedly inflicting severe pain or suffering on a worker. Sun Shujun was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison after the Chinese...

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Worker fatality delivers pay cut for mining boss

Management at a modern resources company paid for a workplace tragedy. OZ Minerals confirmed its chief executive lost nearly 40 per cent of his short-term incentive (STI) award due to a recent...

DMIRS New hazard register available

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has developed a new hazard register, which presents the findings from 53 serious injury or serious incident investigations undertaken...

You can help save lives, CEO MinEx

You can help save lives I still vividly remember attending my first fatality. A young electrician was electrocuted on a steel gantry. He had so much life ahead of him. And yes, his death was...

Company fined $95,000 after Goldfield mine injury

Evolution Mining, formerly La Mancha Resources, has been fined $95,000 following an incident that seriously injured a worker in 2013. Benedict Wydra was working at the company’s Frog’s...

Work-related injuries killed 195 workers last year

Last year, 195 workers died from injuries received at work, according to Safe Work Australia’s latest Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report. The report highlights a positive downward...