Category - Mine Design

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...

DNRM mine shaft

Industry urged to seal shafts before it is a hazard

The industry is being encouraged to seal mine shafts before they become a potential hazard. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) recently asked mining companies to ensure...

Crane Designer Slapped With Fine For Unsafe Design

Crane Designer Slapped With Fine For Unsafe Design

Poor engineering design which led to the collapse of an 80 tonne crane in 2013 has seen Etschmann Engineering slapped with a $16,000 fine and $5000 court costs. The company pled guilty to breaching...

AMSJ April 2022