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Category - EMERGING ISSUES IN MINING SAFETY

Covers emerging issues in mining health and safety

Minera Mining Technologies

Employer ramps up autonomous conversions

A multinational company will soon be able to automate mine sites more efficiently. Worley recently acquired autonomous specialist Minera Mining Technologies to help give more machinery driverless...

BHP worker meeting

Employer declares autonomous roll out is a success

A multinational resources producer celebrated positive results from one of the world’s largest automated deployments. BHP’s autonomous drill fleet has successfully operated for more than...

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...

Driverless truck obstacle course

Driverless truck achieves goal at mine site trial

An autonomous heavy vehicle successfully completed an obstacle course with a roaring finish. One autonomous dump truck recently showed it was nimble enough to overcome a series of challenges and...

CAT D11 teleremote dozer

Mining giant rolls out driverless machinery

A multinational resources company is deploying a new earthmoving equipment fleet that requires no operator in the cabin. Rio Tinto confirmed WesTrac and Caterpillar recently supplied a new tele...

Komatsu driverless trucks

Advanced safety features mandated for heavy vehicles

Employers will have to fit more innovative motion inhibitors to reduce the risk of workplace accidents. New road-registered heavy vehicles must be able to detect likely forward collisions, warn...

SafeAI driverless truck

Employer approves automating 100 heavy vehicles

A diversified contracting group will convert its mining truck fleet to autonomous technology. MACA recently signed a memorandum of understanding with machine control company Position Partners to...

AMSJ April 2022