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transitioningmine worker to mine boss

Transitioning from a mine worker to a mine boss

MINE WORKER TO MINE BOSS – It is common for many employees in the mining industry to start at the grass-roots level and transition to a range of supervisory and management roles in various...

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Gloves contribute to severed finger on a radial drill

A workshop employee severed a finger and deeply lacerated a thumb after his gloves became entangled in a radial drill at a UK workplace. RADIAL DRILL WHERE WORKERS GLOVE BECAME ENTANGLED According to...

mine workshop collapse video

Shocking footage of mine workshop collapse

Alarming scenes of a mining workshop collapsing around maintenance personnel have drawn the attention of the Queensland mining safety regulator who is said to be commencing a review of structure...

Heat stress the cause of WA miner death

The death of a WA miner, Adam Perttula in November 2015 was linked to heat stress, according to prosecution and a significant incident report released by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. The 28...

Powertec Underground Communication System

Powertec Wi-Fi Underground Communication System

With an ongoing drive for safer, more productive, and economical mines, there is a need for the practical application of existing technology and the continual development of new underground...

Respiratory protection factors

No respirator provides total protection or provides the wearer a guaranteed zero-exposure level. The primary objective of a respirator is to reduce a worker’s inhalation exposure from a level that is...

STRATA WORDLWIDE DigitalBRIDGE Plus Connectivity solutions

Connectivity solutions to go beyond the everyday

The use of real-time data in underground mining is moving beyond a “nice to have” and now connectivity solutions are becoming essential for any operation looking to drive productivity and promote...

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ICMM builds a pathway for post COVID-19

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), Business Fights Poverty and The Partnering Initiative, in consultation with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Corporate Responsibility Initiative...