Safety complacency to blame

Report catalogues a long list of systemic and operational failures that killed miner The State's mining watchdog has blamed poor maintenance, record keeping and safety culture for the death of a miner three years ago. Connor- Shaye Campbell Milne died after being pulled into the rotating tail pulley of a conveyor at Fairfield Quarry near...... Continue Reading →

Crushed by Dragline

Preliminary findings from investigations into Curragh fatality released Preliminary investigations into last weeks fatal incident at the Curragh coal mine have confirmed a rotating dragline body crushed miner Clark Peadon during maintenance. While investigations continue into the moments leading up to his death, Resource Safety Health Queensland said the miner died within an established danger...... Continue Reading →

Draglines swinging again

Two weeks after Clark Peadon’s death, mining back to normal at Curragh Mining operations have recommenced at the Curragh coal mine a fortnight after a rotating dragline crushed miner Clark Peadon during maintenance. After the incident, Resource Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) issued a directive to the mine's owner Coronado Global to isolate the accident...... Continue Reading →

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