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Category - EMERGING ISSUES IN MINING SAFETY

Covers emerging issues in mining health and safety

Dr Tinh Doan

New super sensors to improve mine safety

A University of Southern Queensland researcher has developed a new range of tough silicon carbide super sensors which that will enable early detection of mechanical issues in harsh environments...

safety in an autonomous future

Prioritizing safety in an autonomous future

In new safety guidance on autonomous systems, the Global Mining Guidelines Group urges companies to adopt a comprehensive change-management approach. Potential procedural conflicts between staffed...

drone registeration

Mining companies urged to ensure drone registration

Civil Aviation Safety Authority has confirmed that mining companies are being urged to ensure drones are registered now ahead of the 28 January deadline. Miners using drones to inspect sites or...

Going deeper underground

The role of Vicon, virtual reality & serious gaming in STS3D’s training for miners – Improving safety and increasing production efficiency in the increasingly challenging mining industry...

How to make future Internet of Things more secure

The future of connected devices – some things about that future are pretty easy to predict By TAYLOR ARMERDING – Senior Software Security Expert, at Synopsys Software Integrity Group...

Time for a plan D in safety: Digitisation

David Smith, Commercial Director EHS at SAI Global takes a look at how to better manage contractors in the midst of the global pandemic. First published in the SPRING 2020 edition of...

mining automation

Investigate the human aspects of mining automation

As the role of automation in the mining industry grows, researchers from The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) have secured funding from the mining industry to undertake...

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...