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ALERT: Subcontractor buried under gravel

A worker had a fortunate escape after being buried in gravel tipped from a truck at an East Tamaki, Auckland, work site this morning. It is understood the man, a subcontractor, became trapped under a...

ALERT: Tipper ram breaks hitting truck cabin

A sub-contractor was tipping a load of waste product from recent storm damaged roads, when the load shifted putting extreme pressure on the single lift ram. The ram broke and hit the truck cabin...

RUOK? trucks into local mine

A 50 tonne mining truck has been transformed into a symbol for mental health awareness at New Hope Group’s Jeebropilly Mine near Rosewood, Ipswich. The mine service truck is the coal mine’s most...

Mount Todd abandoned gold mine

Seven Golden Rules for Prospecting

Prospecting is a popular pastime in Western Australia, with everyone from tourists to professional prospectors taking part. The activity can take people to areas just outside regional centres through...

The Economics of Workplace Safety

  By R. Todd Swinderman / RToddS Engineering, LLC CEO Emeritus, Martin Engineering It isn’t a question of “if”, it’s a question of “when” your business will experience a serious workplace...

Close Call Alert: Truck Makes Contact with Powerline

Surface – Limestone– On April 5, 2018, a concrete pumper truck made contact with a 13.2 KV overhead powerline. The powerline broke and fell on the cab of a tractor trailer truck. The driver of the...

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