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Safety Upgrades Finished On Great Northern Highway

Safety Upgrades Finished On Great Northern Highway

One of Western Australia’s most notorious mining roads is now safer with the completion of safety upgrades to an 11 kilometre section of the Great Northern Highway. Traffic re-opened yesterday on the...

Public Comment Sought On Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness

Public Comment Sought On Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness

Four options to improve the roadworthiness of heavy vehicles in Australia have been released by The National Transport Commission (NTC) for comment. Chief Executive Officer of the NTC, Paul Retter...

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched yesterday into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal will conduct the inquiry as...

Calls For Remote Truck Drivers to Have Mandatory GPS

The Transport Workers Union is calling for the introduction of  new laws making it mandatory for employers to provide emergency positioning beacons to transport workers operating in remote areas. The...

Warning Issued: If It’s Flooded – Forget It

With severe weather warnings and localised flooding across Queensland and many parts of the country, motorists are being reminded that if it’s flooded – forget it. There is currently a...

Where The Mining Jobs Are

Mining jobs will be thin on the ground in the first quarter of 2015, however boilermakers, welders and diesel mechanics with experience in mining are still in demand, according to the latest Hays...

Safety Auditors Laughed At By Roy Hill Workers

Safety inspectors were laughed at by Roy Hill mine project workers after raising safety concerns during an audit, according to documents from the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). The audit...