A cabin explosion has occurred as a mine worker was driving a truck in an underground mine in Queensland.
Northern Queensland miners are bracing for challenging conditions over the next few days as ex-Tropical Cyclone Imogen brings high rainfall activity across the Sunshine State.
Mining companies have been urged to review their severe weather and lightning triggered action response plans (TARPS) after a tyre explosion occurred at a Queensland coal mine.
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) has allowed Coronado Global Resources to restart all tyre and wheel rim fitting activities at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland.
Coronado Global Resources has suspended all tyre and wheel rim fitting activities at the Curragh mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin following an incident last week.
Queensland police, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) and other relevant authorities have attended the Curragh coal mine near Blackwater, Queensland following an incident involving a contract worker.
Queensland’s Mines Inspectorate (QMI) has reiterated a zero tolerance stance for unsafe practices in light of two fatal incidents at Jacks Quarry near Collinsville and Fairfield Quarry near Clermont last year.