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Jun 18, 2021
Decision pending on potential Grosvenor blast charges

Decision pending on potential Grosvenor blast charges

The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor will determine any potential charges to be laid as a result of the serious accident at Grosvenor mine last year after investigations wrap up, authorities say. Resources Safety and Health Queensland said today the Queensland Mines Inspectorate’s investigation of the incident at the Moranbah mine was nearing completion…. This content is for iQ...

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Jun 14, 2021
Grosvenor workers ‘seriously let down’ on safety – union

Grosvenor workers ‘seriously let down’ on safety – union

The Coal Mining Board of Inquiry’s final report paints a shocking picture of safety management at Anglo’s Grosvenor mine, the CFMEU says. CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland president Stephen Smyth welcomed the release of the comprehensive report after an investigation sparked by an explosion at that mine last year. He said the union would review… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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Jun 14, 2021
Report highlights Grosvenor failings in lead-up to blast

Report highlights Grosvenor failings in lead-up to blast

Coal mine workers at the Grosvenor longwall panel at the centre of last year’s blast were repeatedly subjected to an unacceptable level of risk, an inquiry has found. The Moranbah operation produced coal at a rate that consistently exceeded the capacity of gas drainage measures at the longwall panel involved, the Queensland Coal Mining Board… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland...

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Jun 03, 2021
Moranbah North back in business

Moranbah North back in business

Longwall mining operations have restarted at Moranbah North mine, with production expected to ramp up over coming weeks. Mine owner Anglo American said also that mining development activities at the Grosvenor mine had safely resumed this week, as part of a staged approach to restarting longwall mining operations later this year. Operations at Moranbah North… This content is for iQ Industry ...

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Jun 01, 2021
Grosvenor blast report before Resources Minister

Grosvenor blast report before Resources Minister

The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry established after last year’s Grosvenor mine blast has provided Part II of its report to Resources Minister Scott Stewart. Not yet available to the public, Part II sets out the Board’s findings and recommendations on the cause of the serious accident that occurred at Grosvenor mine on May… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal,...

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May 08, 2021
Innovation at the fore in Austmine awards

Innovation at the fore in Austmine awards

An Anglo American project that is seeing thousands of work orders go digital is among the initiatives shortlisted for the Austmine 2021 Awards. The biennial awards recognise excellence in mining and METS innovation and export. Anglo’s Digital Work Orders (DWO) project is a finalist in the Miners Innovation Award category. Head of transformation at Anglo… This content is for iQ Industr...

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Apr 22, 2021
Staged re-entry begins at Grosvenor

Staged re-entry begins at Grosvenor

A Grosvenor mine team has commenced a re-entry process to the underground workings at the Moranbah district longwall operation, almost a year after the explosion that left five men seriously injured. The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry that is tasked with investigating that May 6, 2020 incident and a string of other methane exceedances… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ...

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Apr 07, 2021
Dragline shutdown a boost for Moura region

Dragline shutdown a boost for Moura region

Principal contractor G&S Engineering is completing a three-month dragline maintenance shutdown at Anglo American’s Dawson mine, bringing about 250 extra workers to the Moura region. Dawson mine general manager Clarence Robertson said the planned shutdown of the mine’s Dragline 4 commenced in February. “The planned maintenance program involves electrical, mechanical and structural repairs and i...

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Apr 01, 2021
Injured miner to appear as Grosvenor inquiry resumes

Injured miner to appear as Grosvenor inquiry resumes

One of the five men injured in the Grosvenor blast in May last year will be among the witnesses to take the stand when the Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry resumes public hearings. Mine worker Wayne Sellars is due to testify on April 7, along with Simtars principal engineer Bipin Parmar. Board of Inquiry… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner...

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