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Safescape Bortana EV for mining

Safescape innovates to improve safety and productivity

Safescape’s new Bortana Electrical Vehicle (EV) and their innovative escapeway product, Laddertube, are both true examples of Safescape’s commitment to developing innovative products to create safer...

A truck driver died after his 110 tonne haul truck plummeted off a cliff

Report released on haul truck fatality

The Western Australian mining safety regulator has released a report into a haul truck fatality at a Western Australian quarry. According to the WA Regulator, Andrew Herd died on 20 June 2019 when...

A light vehicle rolled after the driver became distracted from sunshine

Vehicle rolled after contacting bund

A light vehicle rolled at a NSW mine after the driver lost visibility from sunshine and hit a bund. According to the recent report from the NSW mining safety regulator, the light vehicle rolled over...

mineworker dies in collision between light vehicle and dozer

Mineworker dies in light vehicle dozer collision

The NSW Mining Regulator is on the scene of a fatality this morning involving a collision with a light vehicle and a dozer. A mineworker was killed in the incident around 4.45 pm on Monday at the...

mount arthur haul truck incident

Another Mount Arthur haul truck incident

A haul truck has been involved in an incident which saw the truck tip backwards onto its’ tailgate following loading. The incident occurred at around 9 am Wednesday at the Mount Arthur mine. In...

light vehicle open face incident

Light vehicle drives over open face

A light vehicle has driven over an open face at a NSW mine leaving the drivers shaken and an excavator operator facing an investigation. According to the NSW Resources Regulator, a light vehicle was...

Hydraulic fluid fire

Assessing risk in hydraulic fluid fires

The range of hydraulic fluid fires across the Australian mining industry has long been a concern for mining operators and plant owners. Recent machinery fires have resulted from damaged hydraulic...