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Digger high potential incident at BMA caval Ridge

Another BMA Digger High Potential Incident

AMSJ have received unofficial reports of another BMA Digger ‘high potential incident’ in this past week at its Caval Ridge site 17 km south of Moranbah. AMSJ believes that the Caterpillar...

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Merlo rollover at NSW mine during dragline cable move

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a Merlo rollover dangerous incident. According to the latest report, the experienced operator was undertaking work moving a dragline cable using a Merlo 2448...

excavator safety boom failure can be catastrophic

Excavator safety | Excavators are not rock breakers

The WA DMIRS has issued a warning to mines in a Mine Safety Bulletin regarding the use of excavators as rock breakers following a high potential incident in June 2018. The catastrophic failure of...

shuttle car strikes mineworker in US mine

Mine worker struck and killed by shuttle car

The US Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) have reported a fatality where a mineworker was struck and killed by a shuttle car in an underground mine roadway. MSHA said that on Monday...

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...

dozer buried in stockpile

Dozer buried in a stockpile | Mining Incident

In a reported incident this week a dozer operating on a stockpile encountered a void that resulted in the dozer buried in a stockpile. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that  “While...

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Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

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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...

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