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  • Rockfall injures QLD jumbo operator

    The Queensland Mineral Mines and Quarries Inspectorate has called on mining companies to carry out all underground plant equipment inspections beneath supported ground after a jumbo operator was injured.

    February 12, 2021 0 comment

  • Cowal mine fall blamed on removed guard rails

    The New South Wales Resources Regulator has found that an accident at the Cowal gold mine in 2018 was caused by an attempt to access a scissor lift with removed guard rails.

    November 2, 2020 0 comment

  • BHP finds brake failure as cause of train derailment

    BHP’s preliminary internal investigation has found that the derailment of its iron ore freight train in the Pilbara earlier this month was caused by a brake failure, said BHP Western Australian Iron Ore asset president Edgar Basto.

    November 21, 2018 0 comment

  • BHP to focus on rail upgrades following runaway train

    BHP chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie says the company will continue to invest in its rail structure in light of Monday’s derailment of an iron ore train in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

    November 8, 2018 0 comment