Close competition for cup

THE order at the top has changed, but once again only a fraction of a point separated the six Queensland

Sustainability

08 OCT 2001
PowerAir helmet released to coal industry

PowerAir helmet released to coal industry

SUPPLIERS of lifting and safety equipment, Bullivants, released a new safety helmet to the coal industry

Archive

24 SEP 2001

Time for contractors to think proactive safety

IN an increasingly safety conscious and competitive business environment contracting companies have to

Sustainability

17 SEP 2001

Mining fatalities rise in 1999-2000

LITTLE evidence of a real reduction in the risk of fatalities in the mining industry is one of the main

Sustainability

17 SEP 2001

Fatality at Baal Bone

ONE miner was killed after a roof fall in the longwall area of the Enex Resources' Baal Bone mine in

Sustainability

17 SEP 2001

NSW Government runs second workshop

The NSW Government ran its second Small Mine Safety Workshop in Wollongong last week.

Sustainability

10 SEP 2001

Second Ukrainian tragedy in three years

A METHANE explosion killed at least 36 miners at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk, Ukraine, on August 20.

Sustainability

27 AUG 2001

Queensland cup teams eye national final

A COVETED prize for the job no one wants to do. By Ken Yarwood

Sustainability

27 AUG 2001

Safety high on agenda for conference

MORE than 90 local check inspectors from coal mines across NSW attended a conference in Penrith to hear

Sustainability

27 AUG 2001

Medical resource aims to take pain out of process

AN AUSTRALIAN company claims to be able to ease congestion in the

Sustainability

06 AUG 2001

Study points to need for improved standards

AN examination of hydraulic-machine related fires has pinpointed the need for better design and installation

Sustainability

30 JUL 2001

Shiftwork: developing a risk management framework

AT the broadest generic level the dangers of shiftwork are well understood but to date there have been

Sustainability

16 JUL 2001

SIMTARS trains Indian miners

QUEENSLAND-based health and safety organisation SIMTARS* is currently engaged in a project to expose

Sustainability

09 JUL 2001

New society gets rock mechanics practitioners talking

THE Australasian Mining Rock Mechanics Society (AMRMS) was officially formed on June 15, reflecting growing

Sustainability

18 JUN 2001

Risk management course offered online

STARTING in July, the University of Queensland and the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC)

Sustainability

04 JUN 2001

Faulty remote generates industry-wide concern

WHILE the advent of remote controlled mining equipment dramatically decreased exposure to dangerous moving

Sustainability

04 JUN 2001

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