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Ten workers have been killed in an explosion at a Chinese quarry.

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Explosives kill 10 in Chinese quarry

A truck carrying more than seven tonnes of explosives blew up at a quarry in southern China last week, killing 10 people and injuring 18 others. Read more »
Simon Ridge urges mining and quarrying operators to review new health and safety regulations.

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Call to review OH&S regs for WA

The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) top safety expert is urging mining industry operators to review proposed new health and safety regulations for Western Australia. Read more »
Beaconsfield survivor Brant Webb will speak as part of a panel discussion on mining safety at M&E in Newcastle.

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Beaconsfield miner to speak at M&E NSW

Brant Webb, survivor of Tasmania’s Beaconsfield gold mine tragedy in 2006, is part of the Safety Day at the Mining & Engineering NSW exhibition in Newcastle this week. Read more »
John Sherburd (right), of Hazell Bros, accepts an EHS Award from Tasmania's Deputy Premier Bryan Greene.

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Local aggregate producers win awards in Tasmania

Boral and Hazell Bros were amongst the recipients of the annual Tasmanian CCAA Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) innovation awards night in Hobart on 27 July. Read more »
Hazell has fitted its machines with a PIN activated ignition system, which disables a vehicle unless driven by a licensed, approved employee.

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Hazell PIN is safe, rewarding

Hazell Bros have developed an innovative solution for workplace health and safety that limits the use of any machinery to those qualified to use it. Read more »
The CCF has launched the Guide for Machinery Hygiene for Civil Construction.

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Construction weeds out invasive plants

The civil construction industry has joined forces with the Australian Government's Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) to reduce weed spread and adopt nationally consistent approaches in weed management.

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July 2012 marked the 40th anniversary of Ipswich’s worst mining disaster at Box Flat.

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Mining disasters that inspired better safety

Mining disasters have led to some of the best safety legislation in the world but July is a black month for mining disasters in Australia.
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WorkCover has fined Tegra for unsafe work practices.

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Concrete company fined $80,000

A concrete manufacturing business has been fined $80,000 and ordered to pay WorkCover legal costs after a 29-year old man almost died when he inhaled toxic fumes. 
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