AMSJ » Management and Risk

Category - Management and Risk

telehandler merlo rollover

Merlo rollover at NSW mine during dragline cable move

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a Merlo rollover dangerous incident. According to the latest report, the experienced operator was undertaking work moving a dragline cable using a Merlo 2448...

mine gas explosion kills five and twenty other are missing

Mine gas explosion kills five in South African mine

A gas explosion has killed at least five people and more than twenty are missing in a disused South African coal mine. The incident occurred in  South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga...

renewable energy microgrids

Renewable Energy Microgrids at Gold Fields Granny Smith

SPONSORED Gold Fields’ Granny Smith gold mine is set to install one of the world’s largest renewable energy microgrids powered by more than 20,000 solar panels and backed up by a 2MW /1MWh battery...

flyrock incident at NSW quarry

Flyrock incident damages vehicles during blast

The NSW Resources regulator has released details of a flyrock incident that occurred at a NSW quarry last year where flyrock from overburden blast struck three light vehicles in an exclusion zone...

mining accident LHD

Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

stockpile fatality

Stockpile truck fatality costs quarry operator $230K

The operator of a quarry in Victoria has been convicted and fined $230,000 after a driver was killed when his vehicle rolled on a stockpile in May 2016. Keilor Melton Quarries Pty Ltd was sentenced...

AMSJ Spring 2018