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A safer design for Air Cannons

The blockage of material in bulk storage systems is a common occurrence. Silo’s, kilns and bunkers can have so much build-up that, it can impedes operations down or even stop bulk material flow...

Strata’s Global Line of Emergency Refuge Chambers

Applying decades of experience with today’s advancements in technology, underground mine safety practices have been able to evolve over the years. Operations have discovered it is imperative to have...

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...

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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...

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...