A fatal accident involving a tyre fitter at the Bengalla coal mine in New South Wales in late 2018 has highlighted the importance of conducting a risk assessment on wash bays.
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) is progressing an investigation into a gas ignition event that shut down Anglo American’s Grosvenor coal mine earlier this month.
Anglo American has confirmed an ignition of methane took place at the Grosvenor underground coal mine in central Queensland last week.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator is investigating a heavy vehicle collision at the Peabody Energy-owned Wilpinjong coal mine.
Two miners at SIMEC Mining’s Tahmoor coal mine were stranded in an elevator more than 150 metres down the shaft on Wednesday, September 5.