Some of the deadliest mining incidents in history have been as the result of gas ignition. From the mining accident..
Monthly Archives: December 2017
Summary: A bearing failed in the troughing set at the front of the longwall mobile boot end resulting in a small..
Dangerous incident: 100 mm diameter flexible water hose with a crimped Victaulic fitting has come apart
Summary: During a longwall pump station relocation. a 100 mm diameter flexible water hose with a crimped Victaulic fitting has come..
Summary: The operator of a dozer was alerted to a fire on the left hand side of the engine bay..
Summary: During dayshift, workers on the drift conveyor noticed a smell coming from outbye. They investigated and found the source..
Summary: An operator was driving an articulated water cart across a windrow as part of the construction process. As he attempted..
Summary: A haul truck was taking waste to the dump when the driver of the following truck saw fluid coming from..
Summary: A dozer was parked up and the operator was standing on the deck preparing to lower the ladder so he..
Summary: A worker was operating a front end loader on a cross grade with a full bucket that was lifted in..
Summary: A longwall fitter had the top of his left index finger amputated when a maintenance access cover on the top..