Peabody Energy’s financial performance in the March quarter has been dented by a fire that broke out at the North Goonyella coal mine in Queensland.
An agitator truck has caught fire in an underground metals mine in Cobar, causing 19 workers to retreat to refuge chambers while the fire was brought under control.
FISCA fire inspector Chris Hughes explains some of the fire RISKS that mine sites encounter and how to prevent them.
FISCA fire inspector Chris Hughes explains some of the fire risks that mine sites encounter and how to prevent them.
Bushfires are part of life in Australia. These fires can produce vast amounts of smoke, off-gases and ash and there is a need to consider the most appropriate ways of providing respiratory protection for those exposed to these contaminants.
Doray Minerals has resumed activities after ensuring that there were no further hazards two days after its underground loader caught fire last week.