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Millenium and Mavis Downs mine explosion

Footage shows coal mine blasting in slow motion

An integrated resources company caught a controlled explosion on camera at one of its Central Queensland coal operations. M Mining released impressive, first-blast footage of a new pit under...

Orica cuts production and jobs from Gladstone site

Orica has announced they will be cutting jobs, and production, at its Gladstone Yarwun site due to a falling demand for explosives from the mining sector. The chemical producing company is cutting...

Mining explosives stolen for bikie gang

ARMED with 100kg of explosives, a 25-year-old Perth man was hoping to make a quick buck by selling the dangerous goods to an outlaw motorcycle gang. But before his plant could be ignited, police...

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