Mine Safety Unit Details Cause of Mine Worker’s Death

Reported by Admin | 13 Sep, 2015

Following the death of a 28-year-old mine worker at Newcrest’s Cadia Ridgeway gold mine near Orange in New South Wales last Sunday, the NSW Mine Safety unit reported that the fatality was pinned between a machine and side wall of an underground tunnel.


Mine Worker Killed After Truck Rolled Over in WA Mine

Reported by Admin | 07 Sep, 2015

The Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum will be investigating a fatal incident at the Cornishman Pit gold mine near Southern Cross, about 400 kilometres east of Perth.

Truck Cab Contained Mobile Phone After Mine Accident

Reported by Admin | 28 Nov, 2013

According to the ABC, a truck driver whose leg was amputated following an accident at a West Australia mine in October this year had a mobile phone in the cab of the truck. The 42-year-old driver suffered serious leg and pelvic injuries when he ran into the back of a parked dump truck at midnight …

WA: Mine resumes operations

Reported by Admin | 15 Apr, 2010

Operations have recommenced in the Leinster nickel mine yesterday while safety authorities continue their investigation into an accident that has claimed a man’s life. A 45-year-old worker died on Sunday in the mine in Goldsfields after his truck fell 18 metres down an underground shaft. According to the mining company, workers have started surface operations …

WA: Inquiry Underway Following Mine Worker Death

Reported by Admin | 13 Apr, 2010

The death of a mine worker on Sunday has prompted Mines Minister Norman Moore to meet with the executives of the mine company to deal with its safety problems at its operations in Western Australia’s Goldfields. A 45-year-old driver died after the underground truck he was operating fell 18 metres into a hole at the …