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Lack of pillar support - underground opal mine

NSW Resources Regulator identified an underground mining site had insufficient primary support and no secondary support in large sections of the site

Recent Safety Alerts

06 July 2017
MinEx Safety Alerts
See MixEx Safety Alerts for the mining and quarrying industry.

21 April 2017
Pneumatic air tool fitting fails
Pneumatic air tool fitting fails - Safety Alert NSW Department of Planning and Environment

25 January 2017
Driver thrown from cab in articulated truck roll over
Driver thrown from cab in articulated truck roll over

25 November 2016
Sudden failure of feed hopper
A plant operator heard an unusual noise coming from the run of mine (ROM) feed hopper. On inspection, the plant operator found the feed hopper had collapsed onto the plant feed conveyor. See NSW Mine Safety Alert for further details.

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