Anglo American has permitted a team of its workers to re-enter the Grosvenor mine in Queensland to conduct safety and compliance inspections underground while restoring power and gas monitoring.
Anglo American metallurgical coal business chief executive Tyler Mitchelson understands that no ignition occurred during the coal heating incident at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland last month.
Researchers from Princeton University and the United States Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC have created a gas sensor that can detect methane gas in mining operations at a reduced cost.
The NSW Resources Regulator has laid out its recommendations for winder rope removals following a dangerous incident at South32’s Appin East coal mine in New South Wales.
A worker with around 41 years of coal mining experience has been diagnosed with coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
The Indigenous community of Provincial in Colombia has disputed human rights allegations launched at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world, Cerrejón.
Queensland has extended its free lung health checks to all of the state’s mine and quarry workers.
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BHP has reinforced its commitment to safety after failing to identify the cause of a fatality at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Saraji mine on New Year’s Eve last year.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator have completed 112 unannounced inspections at coal, metalliferous and quarrying operations across the state.
Whitehaven Coal has again found favour with the Queensland state government and hit a milestone at the proposed $1 billion Winchester South mine in the Bowen Basin.
BHP has moved to improve the safety at its underground mines by launching proximity detection shuttle cars – an Australian first for the coal industry.
A foam dust suppression system manages to significantly reduce workers’ exposure to respirable coal dust where coal, a continuous miner fleet and an underground environment
In aligning the Mt Owen coal mine with NSW Minerals Council ‘Reshape’ vision, one team member shed 59 kilograms in one year.
Significant reductions in respirable dust levels have been recorded in Queensland’s coal mining industry, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (DNRME).
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.
Thiess Mt Owen coal operation has participated in a voluntary health program, designed to improve the mine’s baseline health score in line the NSW Mineral Councils (NSWMC) vision of ‘one kilo at a time, one miner at a time, one year at a time’.