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Transport sector warned about risks from cyber attacks

Cyber attacks are very real and an insurance giant has warned the transport sector regarding automation risks. Transport and logistics businesses must address risks that come with increased use of...

dozer buried in stockpile

Dozer buried in a stockpile | Mining Incident

In a reported incident this week a dozer operating on a stockpile encountered a void that resulted in the dozer buried in a stockpile. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that  “While...

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Mining accident |Operator ejected from door of LHD

UPDATED 6/2/2019 An operator was ejected from the door of a Load Haul Dump at a metalliferous mine when a parking brake was inadvertently engaged. According to available regulator reports, a load...

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Quarry worker killed-rollover on access ramp

A quarry worker was killed when his articulated truck rolled over on an access ramp. According to the Queensland Mines Inspectorate, the operator of an articulated dump truck was working at a quarry...

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Safe to work for Australian mining industry

While Australian mining companies have demonstrated a consistent focus over the last two decades on getting miners safe to work, some are questioning what needs to be done to improve safety while...

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Safety Alert: Articulated truck rollovers

What is the issue? WorkSafe’s High Hazards Unit has recently been notified of rollover incidents involving the use of trucks in open cast mines, alluvial mines and quarries. The trucks involved range...

Going the Distance – Underground

Going the Distance – Underground   Many vehicle related accidents not only occur on our roads, but also underground where the conditions are more hazardous, more challenging and with...

Houston we have a problem

Braking system faults – RETRACTED

The contents of this story have been retracted following a series of complaints by Anglo American to AMSJ management regarding the speculative and premature nature of the story. While AMSJ re...

BHP Mount Arthur Coal Mine crash

Storm blamed for car crash leaving one injured

A State Government-funded agency has taken a page from 1980s pop music band Milli Vanilli, blaming the rain for causing a serious car crash. A worker recently suffered serious injuries after crashing...