The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with building a healthier and safer Latrobe Valley, the latest Inspector-General for Emergency Managements (IGEM) report on the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry Implementation Plan shows.
Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Holmes Mine Rescue Association, the competition gauges the readiness of teams and their individual members --sharpening skills and testing individual knowledge in a series of simulated emergency scenarios, such as a mine fire, explosion or roof collapse.
TOKYO, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- Twenty two miners were confirmed dead following a coal mine fire in northeastern China, as the body of the last missing miner was retrieved, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.
The recent inquiry into the Hazelwood mine fire in Morwell and a Climate Council of Australia (CCA) report on the effects of coal on human health, both point to factors that urgently need to be addressed.
A year after the Blue Mountain Bushfires, or most commonly called as the State Mine Fire, Red Cross is encouraging everyone to seek support in recollection of the grief, guilt, sadness and regret experienced during the disaster.
Inspired by previous visits to the town and ultimately by a trip to the now deserted town, bought out by the state following an unstoppable mine fire that began in 1962, the author decided to write a fitting eulogy to the town.