For more than 60 years, Labaronne CITAF has designed and built flexible bladder tanks for liquid storage and transportation. Safe to Work speaks with Flexibladder about its firefighting applications for mine sites.
Being prepared for potential accidents is a vital skill for miners when working at heights, underground or with chemicals and explosives. Australasia Fire & Emergency Response College is training workers to deal with a range of common mine accidents and dangers.
BHP and Rio Tinto are amongst mining companies that have donated to the Red Cross in support of people affected by Australia’s bushfire crisis.
Earth Resources Regulation has warned coal mine operators of fire safety ahead of the high fire danger period this summer.
Peabody Energy has started re-entering Zone One of the North Goonyella mine in Moranbah, Queensland, following its “spontaneous combustion event” last year.
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.