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Supervisor pinned in underground mine accident

An incident in which a supervisor was crushed between two vehicles has been put down to a lack of communication and failure to recognise risks, according to a report by the Department of Mines and...

Second Western Australian mine fatality in a week

IN a horror week for Western Australia mines, a worker has been killed at Newcrest’s Telfer gold mine in Western Australia’s North. A worker has been killed at Newcrest’s Telfer gold mine in Western...

Project aims to better predict collapse of mines

University of Adelaide engineering researchers are investigating ways to better predict the possible collapse of mines, dam embankments and large infrastructure sites. The four-year project aims to...

Body of missing Mt Isa Miner found

The body of missing Mt Isa miner, Brett Kelly, has been found by a team of searchers 20 days after he went missing in the underground copper mine in Queensland’s north west. Search teams found...