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Nautilus dust contol unit

Nautilus dust control unit available in Australia

When it comes to large scale demolition projects and remote mining locations, dust control is a major issue. Even if there is water available, a guy with a hose can create enormous problems with...

tackle dust at mines and quarries

New campaign to tackle dust at mines and quarries

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has launched a new awareness campaign to tackle the risk from dust in the workplace, called “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there”. Dust...

Hexagon and Proudfoot announce mining partnership

Hexagon and Proudfoot announce mining partnership

Hexagon’s Mining division and Proudfoot today announced a new partnership that provides the world’s leading mining companies a unique safety-driven solution to accelerate their pursuit of zero-harm...

technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries-min

Technology assisting workplaces to prevent injuries

A new range of connected wearable technologies may be already improving safety across the mining industry. Serious workplace injuries and illnesses cost the Australian economy an estimated $61.8...

Drilling Down | A Drilling Accident Investigation

The following case study is an extract of an investigation report prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit: “Investigation into a serious drill rig accident at Ashton Coal Mine on 12 August...

hydraulic satircase crushes mineworker

Mineworker crushed by hydraulic stairs – again!

Another mineworker has been crushed by a hydraulic staircase on a dozer after regulators found that a range of issues associated with wiring modifications that resulted in an unexpected staircase...

lost time injury mining

Are we ‘cooking the books’ on lost time injuries?

There has been a long held perception in the mining industry that lost time injury and lost time injury frequency rates fail to report the real state of safety in the industry. As many appreciate, a...

vehicle hoist collapse

Worker dies in vehicle hoist collapse

The death of a 66 worker in a vehicle hoist collapse in the Northern Territory has triggered a range of safety alerts across vehicle maintainers and vehicle hoist manufacturers and certifiers. The...

Performax F250 & F350 recall

Performax F250 & F350 trucks recalled

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Product Safety Australia has announced a recall of Performax F-250 & F-350 Trucks Years 2014-2016. The recall stems from premature...