Unearthing Black Gold (streaming video)

A geotechnical hazard awareness training video for open pit coal mine workers

Script Authors: John Simmons and Graeme Boyd


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The ACG seeks to build upon the skills and knowledge of mining operators and industry practitioners and assist operations to improve mine safety and production performance.

Topics Include:

  • Open pit coal mine risk management and geomechanical issues
  • Terminology, mining cycle, and explanation of pit slope hazards
  • Understanding pit slope failures and their warning signs
  • Understanding stockpile and dump hazards and their warning signs

Key Features:

  • Applicable to most open pit coal operations
  • Assessment material
  • Language support materials

Additional information


Australian Centre for Geomechanics


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Visa and Mastercard are the only cards we accept.


Streaming video

Other formats

DVD – purchase at https://acg.uwa.edu.au/shop/ubg/




John Simmons and Graeme Boyd


Australian Centre for Geomechanics

42 minutes