Tag: SAFETY

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New safety code takes aim at unlicensed workers

New rules are hoped to deter dodgy businesses from hiring unlicensed workers to perform dangerous jobs. Only licensed electricians

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Tailings from the mine near Wittenoom township

Deadly asbestos mining town that claimed 2000 lives closing for good

A mining town that was formerly the only source of blue asbestos will close its doors permanently. The Western

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Queensland Nickel Palmer Refinery

$100M metal project riddled with safety concerns says report

A $100 million nickel refinery recovery project would need to address a huge list of potential hazards if it

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Things To Know About Ventilation As A Hazard In Mining

Even though mining is the safest it has ever been in history, it’s still a dangerous industry to be

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How Gas Ignition Impacts Mining

Some of the deadliest mining incidents in history have been as the result of gas ignition.

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What Was Learned From The Beaconsfield Mine Disaster

One mine disaster in Australia could have been much worse and there were lessons learned that are applied today

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New Zealand’s Worst Mine Disasters

Every country with a mining industry has a disaster to speak of, and New Zealand is no different.

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Shocking Fatality Statistics In The Mining Industry You Might Not Know

The mining industry has come a long way. While some of that is thanks to strict health and safety

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5 Of The Most Dangerous Jobs In Australia

5 Of The Most Dangerous Jobs In Australia   Heading out into the workforce as a teenager just finished

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Carbon emissions will reach 37 billion tonnes in 2018, a record high

Carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuels and industry are projected to rise more than 2% (range 1.8% to

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