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Sandvik launches DD212 narrow vein drill rig

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions introduces the new Sandvik DD212, a compact and intelligent single-boom electro-hydraulic drill for tunneling and mining development in narrow vein drifts. This new...

Manuka Resources

Severe weather event strikes miner

 A severe weather event has struck miner Manuka Resources (ASX: MKR) resulting in shutdowns for repairs at its Wontawinta silver mine near Cobar NSW. According to reports, the company was struck by...

Pike River miners reach rocs plu

New borehole to Pike River goaf

A new borehole into the Pike River goaf has been touted by NZ Police as a means for gathering additional evidence into the ill-fated Pike River disaster where 29 miners lost their lives. In a...

Importing PPE into Australia

Importing PPE into Australia

An increased number of individuals and organisations (including major mining companies) have been seeking to import face masks and other types of personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia...

AEI Ionnic Mine Safety Compliance Products

Complete Mine Safety Compliance Solutions

The safety compliance landscape is continually evolving at a rapid pace and mining companies are having to adapt to these changes in mine safety compliance requirements. In an uncertain environment...

Sago mine disaster Victims

Sago Mine Disaster

The Sago Mine disaster is one of the world’s most tragic mine disasters. Twenty-nine coal miners went underground at International Coal Group’s Sago Mine near Buckhannon in Upshur County, West...

The New 3M Speedgla

The New 3M Speedglas G5-01

The world’s best welding helmet just got better. The new 3M Speedglas heavy-duty G5-01 has more adjustable features than ever, from the colour as seen through the welding filter, to the...

Quantifying Safety Culture

Safety culture is often considered too difficult to quantify. Researchers have proposed a new methodology in benchmarking safety culture in organisations. By KATARZYNA WARSZAWSKA & ANDRZEJ...