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Single trailer road truck

Coal mines investigate heavy vehicle mishaps

Authorities are examining incidents at two mining operations in New South Wales. The state government is investigating a recent truck accident at an undisclosed open-cut coal mine. The single-trailer...

Appin North Coal Colliery

Coal mine’s work health safety undertaking rejected

Authorities have dismissed a resources giant’s plan to implement effective work, health and safety initiatives. Endeavour Coal will have to go back to the drawing board after the New South...

REDARC Hummingbird INCLINOMETERS

INCLINOMETERS – Keeping you on uneven ground

Motor vehicle rollovers are known to be one of the most prominent causes of surface fatalities at mine sites. Safe Work Australia found that 127 non-road vehicles were involved in a rollover on a non...

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...

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...

Human factors in mining

Reducing incidents through human factors

Transport and heavy resource companies are spending more money and time implementing state of the art technology and innovative safety management systems; improving HR, training, risk management and...

AMSJ April 2022