Bogged dozer leads to wrist injury

Bogged dozer leads to wrist injury

A burr on the blade caused the cut, which needed four stiches.

Sustainability

25 FEBRUARY 2020
Continuous miner buried after roadway collapse

Continuous miner buried after roadway collapse

Workers should also constantly monitor strata conditions to identify areas that posed risks.

Sustainability

24 FEBRUARY 2020
NSW seeks to stamp out silicosis

NSW seeks to stamp out silicosis

Silicosis is a deadly lung disease caused by ingesting dust.

Sustainability

24 FEBRUARY 2020
Tipper truck tips over

Tipper truck tips over

The truck was unable to tip at the unloading area because of weather conditions.

Sustainability

18 FEBRUARY 2020
News Wrap

News Wrap

Macdonald acted in 'best interests of the people of NSW', court hears.

Investment

18 FEBRUARY 2020
Coal burst at NSW mine

Coal burst at NSW mine

No workers were in the immediate vicinity when the burst occurred.

Sustainability

17 FEBRUARY 2020
NSW IPC stands back from Bylong court challenge

NSW IPC stands back from Bylong court challenge

The Bylong Valley Protection Alliance is seeking to ensure the IPC decision is not overturned.

Sustainability

17 FEBRUARY 2020
Coal mine ventilation a breath of fresh air

Coal mine ventilation a breath of fresh air

Operating "downdraft" discharge systems allows fast purging of dust affected internal environments.

Sustainability

14 FEBRUARY 2020
Faulty park brake poses risk for LHD

Faulty park brake poses risk for LHD

When the operator released the foot brake, the machine rolled backwards.

Sustainability

14 FEBRUARY 2020
NSW targets self-escape systems

NSW targets self-escape systems

It will have multiple focus areas including the selection of self-worn breathing apparatus.

Sustainability

14 FEBRUARY 2020
Personnel evacuation prevents highwall slip disaster

Personnel evacuation prevents highwall slip disaster

The slip was noticed early enough to remove all workers from the area.

Sustainability

12 FEBRUARY 2020
Greens seek to ban NSW thermal coal mining

Greens seek to ban NSW thermal coal mining

Greens said it provides just transition provisions to protect workers employed in thermal coal.

Sustainability

06 FEBRUARY 2020