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High pressure fluid release incidents

Incident reporting and investigations across the NSW mining industry have identified a range of uncontrolled high pressure related incidents where mine workers have been struck by discharging...

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Serious eye injury: fractured eye socket

An eye injury to a mine worker performing a routine task on a slurry pump has highlighted the need for effective safety processes and eye protection. According to a report from the mining regulator...

COMPLETE SYSTEMS FOR EFFICIENT HYDRAULICS

Hose assemblies are a critical component of any hydraulic circuit – so it’s vital that you use hose and fittings that are durable, dependable and proven. Suppliers offer hundreds of different types...

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Death of coal mine worker at Goonyella Riverside

Our thoughts are with family, friends and colleagues of the mine worker who has tragically passed away following an arc gouging on a wear plate at the Goonyella Riverside coal mine near Moranbah at...

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Hydraulic Safety: Under pressure

A kilo of prevention is better than a ton of cure when it comes to plant and equipment fluid spills, writes Turlough Guerin. Reducing the HSE and productivity risks from plant and equipment fluid...