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blind spot system improves operator field of view

Blind spot reduction solution

A US-based teenager has developed a unique blind spot reduction system that may have application in reducing pillar blind spots and improving operator field of view in mining vehicles. 14-year-old...

trailer ramp failure results in fatal injuries for worker

Fatal injuries from falling trailer ramp

A worker has died from fatal injuries sustained from a falling trailer ramp on a low loader trailer at a construction depot in Te Kuiti New Zealand. The 43-year-old father of two was reportedly...

BHP autonomous truck unloading at Jimblebar

BHP resurrects old video in support of automation

In the wake of the BHP Goonyella Riverside automation row with unions and members of the Queensland Opposition, BHP has resurrected parts of a July 2017 video shot at Jimblebar mine in early 2017...

BMA automation of haul trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

BMA announces automation at Queensland coal mine

BMA Automation Becomes Reality...BMA has announced today that they will automate 300 jobs at its’ Queensland Goonyella Riverside mine through the autonomous conversion of 86 Komatsu trucks in...

Fight at mine site

Fight at West Australian mine ends in death

A fight at a Western Australian Lithium mine following a pre-start meeting has ended in a one worker dead and another in Police custody. Homicide Police have commenced an investigation into the...

Moranbah Miners Memorial

Moranbah Miner’s Memorial opens

The Moranbah Miner’s memorial has been officially opened last Friday by a range of dignatories and mineworkers from across the Isaac region. The memorial pays tribute to the thirteen...

A rockfall fatality at Great Panther mine.

Rockfall fatality at Great Panther Mexico mine

GREAT PANTHER MINING (NYSE American: GPL; TSX: GPR) has confirmed a rockfall fatality at one of its’ Mexico operations. In a statement released by the company “Great Panther”said it...

BHP OPerational services was discussed during the meeting

BHP defends operational services model

BHP executives have sought to defend its’ move to the BHP Operational Services model at the company’s AGM in Sydney this morning after unionists criticised high turnover rates and...

pike River foam plu ventilation plu

Pike River installs foam plug near roof fall

A Rocsil Ventilation plug has been installed at the Pike River mine in preparation for further re-entry to recover the mine’s drift. The ventilation plug will be used to provide a seal in the...

gemstone miner dies

Gemstone miner dies near Emerald

UPDATED: A gemstone miner has died at a mine near Emerald in Queensland this morning. The 58-year-old gemstone miner was working in a small mine on private property. Police said that the miner lived...

Work related fatalities affect families

Work-related fatalities and injury report released

A new report released by Safe Work Australia has shown that the number of work-related fatalities has declined across Australia however mining remains the third worst industry below Agriculture...