Karara crane crash fine

Karara crane crash fine

The incident happened at Karara's mine in Western Australia's Mid West in 2015.

Sustainability

14 FEBRUARY 2019
Warning after boom foot kicks cab window

Warning after boom foot kicks cab window

Rock breaking hazards highlighted after excavator fail.

Maintenance

11 FEBRUARY 2019
 Mt Isa lockdown

Mt Isa lockdown

Mt Isa went into lockdown after a sulphuric acid scare.

Sustainability

11 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale makes force majeure call

Vale makes force majeure call

Vale has stopped its operations still using upstream method dams.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

07 FEBRUARY 2019
Bosses in the frame in Victorian work death bill

Bosses in the frame in Victorian work death bill

Workplace manslaughter laws for Victoria will make employers liable for workplace deaths.

Life-cycle / End of li...

05 FEBRUARY 2019
Flyrock takes flight in quarry blast-off

Flyrock takes flight in quarry blast-off

Seven workers and members of the public were in the exclusion zone at the time but escaped injury.

Sustainability

05 FEBRUARY 2019
WA mine crash stats released

WA mine crash stats released

Crashes abound on WA mine sites as vehicle collision statistics reveal.

Fleet

21 JANUARY 2019
Wrong flick of switch leaves worker with broken leg

Wrong flick of switch leaves worker with broken leg

The worker had been installing a cable at the roof level using a converted wheel loader.

Fleet

17 JANUARY 2019
Sinkhole swallows explosives truck

Sinkhole swallows explosives truck

In the wake of the incident DMIRS tells miners to check the condition of backfilled stopes.

Sustainability

15 JANUARY 2019
Cape Lambert fire leads to force majeure call

Cape Lambert fire leads to force majeure call

Fire damages Cape Lambert screen facility.

Sustainability

14 JANUARY 2019
Mines no place to play says DMIRS

Mines no place to play says DMIRS

Once operations come to an end mines can fall into disrepair and become increasingly hazardous.

Sustainability

21 DECEMBER 2018
In memory of WA miners

In memory of WA miners

Safety is still a factor at workplaces in the state.

Sustainability

20 DECEMBER 2018