Conveyor belt

Horrific conveyor accident kills worker

Authorities are examining circumstances surrounding an equipment-related workplace death. Police, WorkSafe Western Australia and the State Department of Fire and Emergency Services recently...

AMSJ April 2022
BHP terminal

Mining giant approves automating large machines

A multinational resources company will invest in autonomous bulk material handling solutions. BHP recently committed $50 million towards automating eight shiploaders by 2023. Two “world...

Scania electric truck

Triple electric powered truck unveiled

A multinational company claims its new heavy vehicle offers more power and range than its rivals. Scania recently revealed its next generation battery-electric truck can carry 40 tonnes and travel up...

Outback Australia

Emergency crew rescues stranded mine workers

Authorities located and saved two resources employees without the means to return to their work site. Police successfully rescued ABBA Engineering poly and pipeline supervisor James Hawke and...

immersive technologies

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...

Fail safe brake interlocks

Malfunctioning fail-safe brake hospitalises worker

Authorities are investigating how a mine employee became injured despite safeguards in place. Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) wants to know exactly how a runaway, light vehicle recently...

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...

redearth battery

ComAp Announces Partnership with Red Earth Energy

ComAp is pleased to announce its partnership with RedEarth Energy Storage (RedEarth), providing the control system for RedEarth’s range of commercial and industrial energy storage systems...

Rio Tinto female worker

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...