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State accolade for hybrid mining technology

An innovative hybrid truck trial at New Acland Mine was recognised at the Queensland Mining Awards, winning the JCB CEA Project Innovation Award for its standout ability to lower emissions...

New Truck, Enhanced Safety

WesTrac, one of Australia’s leading Caterpillar Dealers, has announced its response to the Ultra-Class off highway truck market opportunity in WA with the arrival of four Cat 794 AC off-highway...

Cultural Cruising

At the heart of the South Pacific and dotted in sparkling turquoise waters, 333 islands form Fiji; where happiness finds you and as Brooke Tolar discovered, Fiji all these stunning islands is the...

WINNERS OF THE 2018 QUEENSLAND MINING AWARDS ANNOUNCED

The 2018 Queensland Mining Award winners have been announced: recognising the state’s hardest-working contractors, suppliers and producers. The Queensland Mining Awards were co-hosted by the Bowen...

Incident: Mechanic fell 10 feet

Surface – Crushed & Broken Stone – On June 16, 2018, a mechanic fell 10 feet from a portable cone crusher. The mechanic struck his head on the crusher before landing on the ground. Best Practices...

Serious Accident Alert

Plant – Cement – On July 2, 2018, a miner in the process of dumping the contents in the vaccum truck was seriously injured when he tripped while chasing the vacuum truck that began to roll away. 30...

Contributing to a safer mining industry

Tendering, contract management, & procurement can be time consuming, yet alone, full of potentially high risks to you and to your clients / customers. Working with companies that are ISO...

NSW RR: Serious injuries at an underground coal mine

A flying object hit a worker and inflicted a serious injury while he was attempting to free a jammed conveyor chain of a continuous miner in the underground workings of the mine on 5 July 2018. The...

AMSJ Spring 2018