Near misses for quarry men

Near misses for quarry men

Warning after two dangerous incidents at quarries in NSW.

Sustainability

06 APRIL 2020
Fitter uninjured after faulty nut release

Fitter uninjured after faulty nut release

Nitrogen bottle nut sent flying in refilling incident.

Maintenance

19 MARCH 2020
Fraction too much friction for Queensland shotfirers

Fraction too much friction for Queensland shotfirers

Shotfiring fails in Queensland spark warning.

Sustainability

19 MARCH 2020
New safety watchdog for Queensland

New safety watchdog for Queensland

New authority to be a champion for safety and health.

NSW miner felled by rock hit

NSW miner felled by rock hit

Rock hits miner in back of head.

Hot works spark quarry fire

Hot works spark quarry fire

Fire sparked by worker using oxy-acetylene torch to cut bolts.

Maintenance

11 MARCH 2020
Tipper truck hits power line

Tipper truck hits power line

Regulator not sure why tray was in the raised position.

Fleet

10 MARCH 2020
Another swinging tailgate warning

Another swinging tailgate warning

Driver's head caught between truck body and tailgate.

Fleet

09 MARCH 2020
Macfarlane warns industrial kill bill unsafe

Macfarlane warns industrial kill bill unsafe

Macfarlane says changes needed to make sure legislation meets its purpose.

Sustainability

03 MARCH 2020
Gas bottle bollard fail

Gas bottle bollard fail

Near miss when loader hits gas bottle used as bollard in NSW.

Sustainability

27 FEBRUARY 2020
Two dead after Philippines rock fall

Two dead after Philippines rock fall

Tragedy on Mindanao with 2 dead and another seriously injured after underground rock fall.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

27 FEBRUARY 2020
Talang Santo slip up

Talang Santo slip up

Wall slip brings operations to a halt at Indonesian gold mine.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

19 FEBRUARY 2020