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Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) is launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT:...

Advanced Photonics Australia

What is the price of a fire?

Mine site fire is one of the biggest threats to operations, production and employee safety and can undermine assets in a matter of hours. According to an estimate of Engineer Live, in the last decade...

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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...

Thiess' Mount Owen team leads dust and noise mitigation

Thiess and Glencore lead dust and noise mitigation

Working together with Glencore, Thiess’ Mt Owen team has developed a range of controls including leadership training and education sessions, noise and dust risk forecasting, targeted sound power...

Building mining teams

Building mining teams

In a mining environment, it’s critical for safe production that everyone on the team is on the same page. Not only does this mean pursuing similar goals, but it also means that every person as...

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...