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NHVR welcomes NRMA report addressing driver fatigue

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator said the recent NRMA’s Dead Tired would provide key recommendations to continue to address driver fatigue. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the report highlighted...

Cyclone Shelter Designed for Extreme Weather Conditions

MineARC’s innovative StormSAFE Cyclone Shelter eliminates the necessity to send staff off-site during an extreme weather emergency. It is predicted that the 2017/18 cyclone season will see a return...

Strike-Alert

“Strike-Alert products are popular for recreational, sports groups, storm enthusiasts, and industrial organisations when outdoors.  The HD3000 model is mainly used by industries where there is a lot...

Tracking autonomous underground mining vehicles

QUT robotics researchers have developed new technology to equip underground mining vehicles to navigate autonomously through dust, camera blur and bad lighting. Using mathematics and biologically...

Scaling up game changing solar cell tech

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million to Greatcell Solar to accelerate development of a new printable perovskite solar cell. In an ASX announcement, Greatcell...

Yulleroo gas leak

How gas ignition impacts mining

Some of the deadliest mining incidents in history have been as the result of gas ignition. From the mining accident at Bulli which killed over 80 miners to the Welsh gas explosion which killed over...

Dangerous Incident: Small Grease Fire

Summary: A bearing failed in the troughing set at the front of the longwall mobile boot end resulting in a small grease fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by water. Recommendations to...

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