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cyber attacks transport and logistics

Transport sector warned about risks from cyber attacks

Cyber attacks are very real and an insurance giant has warned the transport sector regarding automation risks. Transport and logistics businesses must address risks that come with increased use of...

workbox safety

Workbox falls from loader injuring miners

The NSW Resources Regulator has issued an alert to mines following a mine accident where a workbox falling from a loader in a metalliferous mine. The incident has highlighted the requirement for...

gas detection standard

Gas detection standard helps coal mines manage risk

In July this year a new standard for gas detection and monitoring equipment in coal mines was launched. The new standard incorporates world-leading practices feature for management of life saving gas...

mine sites dumb things people do

Dumb things that people do on Mine Sites #2

A FIFO worker who took a loader to town after several beers is #2 in our dumb things people do at mine sites series. We all know that there’s someone out there that we’ve worked with over the years...

mining incident drill rig

Mining Incident Review | Drill rig breaches windrow

In a mining incident in June this year, a drill rig at an open cut coal mine in NSW trammed over, and through a highwall windrow resulting in the machine straddling the windrow with one track...

drone safety

Drones are like flying chainsaws | Industry Expert

When it comes to operating a drone safely on a mine site, there’s plenty of risks to consider, according to a drone industry expert. At this week’s Resources Training Council Conference, Dr Joel...