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Category - EMERGING ISSUES IN MINING SAFETY

Covers emerging issues in mining health and safety

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...

Sandvik AutoMine

Mine approves automating multiple machines

A mining services company plans to automate its earthmoving equipment. An Australian resources operation will soon install new autonomous technology that effectively controls multiple machines at...

Rio Tinto train

Mining giants order eco friendly trains

Multiple resources companies will add battery power to their rail networks. BHP, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group recently bought new battery-electric locomotives for their operations in Western...

Cat 789D WesTrac automation training centre

Rio Tinto and WesTrac celebrate autonomous partnership

A multinational mining company and CAT equipment supplier commemorated their first six months of automation training. Rio Tinto and WesTrac recently celebrated their Automated Haulage Systems (AHS)...

AMSJ April 2022