Equipment slides and fatally buries worker

An underground mine employee passed away after machinery slipped and became covered in a chemical mixture. An excavator recently slid over an...

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Bat Booth – Your Personnel Dust Rescuer

In our industry, dust has always been an issue. Its presence has always been a huge problem, whether it comes from roads, transfer points, mining processes, or cement processes, and dealing with it...

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Rinehart approves electrifying mine vehicle fleet

A mining magnate will transition away from diesel at multiple operations. Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron recently approved converting its light vehicle fleet to electric power. The entity owned by...

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Operator Safety Training with Guaranteed Results

Are you confident your operator workforce would respond correctly in an emergency event?  Most managers over-estimate the effectiveness of classroom and on-iron training.  Immersive...

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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...

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Mining giant comes clean about poor work conditions

A multinational resources company has confessed to providing a substandard environment to employees. Rio Tinto confirmed 28.2 per cent of females and 6.7 per cent of males recently experienced sexual...