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Safety eyewear in mining

Identifying why some mineworkers still fail to wear safety eyewear is a perplexing question. When people know and understand the risks of an eye injury but still won’t comply with policy or...

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Highwall collapse investigation report

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released an investigation report involving the fatality of a loader operator from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in...

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Liebherr rollover at Mount Arthur….again

The NSW Resources Regulator is believed to be investigating an incident that occurred at BHP Mount Arthur mine where a fully loaded Liebherr Haul truck rolled at 11.45pm on Friday night injuring the...

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High pressure fluid release incidents

Incident reporting and investigations across the NSW mining industry have identified a range of uncontrolled high pressure related incidents where mine workers have been struck by discharging...

BHP’s transformational agenda

BHPs announcement to slash 700 jobs (as part of its transformational agenda) across its global workforce of around 62000 has sent a shiver through white-collar staff in its global offices. There’s a...

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LHD clips high voltage cables | Mine shuts down

In a somewhat bizarre but frightening incident, a Load Haul Dumper (LHD) operator has shut down an underground coal mine when a raised bucket clipped high voltage cables in a roadway. The NSW...

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CSIRO Data61 robots tested in underground mine

Robotics researchers from CSIRO’s Data61 are testing the capability of their robot’s in an abandoned gold mine in the US as part of a challenge run by the acclaimed US Defense Advanced Research...