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Extinction Rebellion protestors

Anti-coal protestors lock on, dangle from conveyor

Environmental activists risked their own safety to oppose a new mine expansion. Extinction Rebellion supporters Michael and OJ thought it was a great idea to lock their limbs, and precariously hang...

Pike River Mine recovery

Authority abandons mine blast victim recovery

A federal agency gave up on removing remains of dozens of workers who died in an underground mining explosion. The Pike River Recovery Agency was officially disbanded on 31 March 2022, and the New...

eDumper dump truck

Electric dump truck recharges without stopping

A multinational machinery maker found a way to constantly operate electric heavy vehicles without draining battery supplies. Switzerland-based Kuhn-Gruppe recently released what it claims to be the...

Hydraulic hose

Equipment falls and fatally pins worker

An employee died after earthmoving machinery crushed his body. A maintenance worker recently passed away while replacing a worn-out main hydraulic pressure hose. The individual began by releasing...

Dump truck runs over ute

Dump truck driver runs over ute blocking his way

A maintenance worker learnt the hard way not to park in a way that obstructs heavy vehicles from moving freely. A mobile mechanic recently thought it was a good idea to park his utility truck in...

CMM reports 2020 safety performance of its members

ICMM publishes 2020 safety performance data of members

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a report that benchmarks the 2020 safety performance of its members. ICMM members have an unwavering commitment to the health and...

proximity detection systems

Global expansion in Booyco PDS grows

From its solid foundation as the pioneer of and leader in Proximity Detection System (PDS) in South Africa, Booyco Electronics is making rapid headway in growing its global footprint. Having recently...

Metso Outotec

Metso Outotec boosts end-user service in Sweden

Metso Outotec has signed a distribution contract with Mining and Construction Equipment Sweden AB and Värnamo Krosskonsult AB. The two companies will sell in cooperation Metso Outotec’s mobile and...

AMSJ April 2022