The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released details involving a fatal accident that involved an operator driving an underground loader in a Western Australian mine.
IGO has vowed to double down on its commitment to improve the safety behaviours of its workforce, following sobering results in its annual report this year.
A worker with around 41 years of coal mining experience has been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
Pike River Recovery Minister Andrew Little has reiterated that it is unlikely that human remains will be recovered from the Pike River mine in New Zealand.
Saracen Mineral Holdings will be investigating a fatal accident at the Dervish mine in its Carosue Dam operations in Western Australia.
The Pike River Recovery Agency has broken through the 1000-metre mark in its re-entry of the New Zealand coal mine that sustained multiple explosions in 2010.
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.