Truck Cab Contained Mobile Phone After Mine Accident

Reported by Zoe | 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 Julia | 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 Julia | 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 …