Stay out says DMIRS

Stay out says DMIRS

Some of the risks lurking in WA's abandoned mines include poison gas, snakes and dangerous tunnels.

Sustainability

28 JULY 2020
Mesh cut leads to eye injury

Mesh cut leads to eye injury

Work hurt by piece of falling mesh.

Sustainability

10 JULY 2020
How R2D2 is helping save lives

How R2D2 is helping save lives

Part of a system to help keep workers away from live equipment in up to 90% of maintenance tasks.

Maintenance

23 JUNE 2020
Workers thrown in dog bone link fail

Workers thrown in dog bone link fail

Shorter lanyards could have stopped the workers hitting the ground, DMIRS says.

Sustainability

17 JUNE 2020
Workers flee Cobar fire

Workers flee Cobar fire

Underground truck fire in Cobar forces workers to seek shelter.

Sustainability

08 MAY 2020
Breather incident leads to the dentist

Breather incident leads to the dentist

Worker struck in the face by parts of a breather.

Maintenance

18 DECEMBER 2019
Graphene to boot

Graphene to boot

Graphene infused with thermoplastic polyurethane and used in the boots' soles and innersoles.

Technology / innovation

20 NOVEMBER 2019
High voltage hit

High voltage hit

Drill steel made contact with 11kV cable.

Sustainability

06 NOVEMBER 2019
Platform collapse send miner to hospital

Platform collapse send miner to hospital

Hydraulics on the lift failed, causing it to fall.

Fleet

05 NOVEMBER 2019
Creating a better conveyor guard

Creating a better conveyor guard

Patented an "X" design to make its guards stronger than others on the market.

Maintenance

17 OCTOBER 2019
NSW fire fight

NSW fire fight

Jumbo drill fire warning from NSW regulator.

Sustainability

02 SEPTEMBER 2019
Haul truck wheelie

Haul truck wheelie

Truck started rolling back and when the operator applied the brakes it sat on its tail.

Fleet

19 AUGUST 2019