01 Jul 2022
In April 2022, Kerri Melkersson was welcomed as Simtars’ first female Executive Director in the organisation’s 39- year history.
15 Jun 2022
Simtars continues to promote improved safety and health outcomes by actively supporting emergency preparedness and response.
15 Jun 2022
Simtars Redbank was delighted to welcome the Honourable Scott Stewart MP, Minister for Resources, for a site tour of the facilities on 7 June 2022.
23 May 2022
The 2022 QMRS Memorial Cup mines rescue competition was held at Broadmeadow coal mine on Thursday 12 May, with four mine teams entered and a Barbarians team formed using additional trained personnel.
18 May 2022
After 25 years in Sydney Street, Simtars Mackay have relocated to 6-8 Discovery Lane, North Mackay.
09 Feb 2022
Congratulations, NATA, on celebrating 75 years of service.
09 Dec 2021
Students from QMEA Ambassador Program (Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy) spent the morning meeting members of the Simtars Executive Team and technical staff.
03 Dec 2021
Simtars staff are in the process of remotely installing a Spontaneous Combustion Laboratory at the IIT (ISM), Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) in Dhanbad.
01 Dec 2021
Simtars recently hosted four Queensland University of Technology (QUT) undergraduate students to complete their final year thesis projects.
24 Nov 2021
Staff at Simtars have come together to mark White Ribbon Day and pledge to help end domestic and family violence.
22 Nov 2021
Simtars was proud to have the opportunity to be part of the sponsorship for the Open Cut Mines Rescue Competition hosted by Queensland Mines Rescue Service at Newlands in October.
01 Sep 2021
Simtars recently undertook gas analysis for a client, to investigate a potentially hazardous situation involving gases detected from an unknown source.
04 Aug 2021
Secondary flow meters are used to determine exposure to respirable and inhalable dusts. They must be accurate and consistent to provide reliable results.
05 Jul 2021
Simtars recently hosted the Safegas and CAMGAS users group seminar. The event was an excellent opportunity for underground coal mine operators to refresh their knowledge on gas monitoring, trend analyses and troubleshooting.
23 Feb 2021
Simtars Technical Director, David Turner, has been appointed as Chair of the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).
Last updated: 11 May 2022