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The Miner’s Guide to Managing Stress

Mining is an old profession that has only recently been given the respect and credibility that it deserves. It comes with some incredible risks, from cave-ins, to black lung, and as a result can be...

mining safety technology

Mining safety technology advancing at a rapid rate

As the 2018 year draws to a close there is a range of uncertainty in global mining markets that have made a few investors a little nervous. There are, however, some constants emerging across the...

simulators

Simulator Training Success Leads to More Simulators

SPONSORED African Underground Mining Services (AUMS), a Barminco Limited and Ausdrill 50/50 Joint Venture, has furthered their investment in simulators from Immersive Technologies. After seeing...

dog trailer tips over

Dog trailer tipped over when unloading at sand mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported that a dog trailer tipped over when it was unloading at a sand mine just prior to Christmas. The driver had emptied the trailer and was reversing to tip the...

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Mine explosion kills thirteen in Czech republic

Just prior to Christmas on the 20th December, a methane explosion in a mine located in the northeast of the Czech Republic killed 13 miners and injured a further 10. The incident has caused outrage...

china mining disaster

Five workers killed in China mining disaster

In another China mining disaster, five workers were killed while another remained trapped in a coal mine accident in east China’s Fujian Province, local authorities said on Saturday. The accident...

Sandvik Optimine

Sandvik delivers Optimine in South Africa

Sandvik is to deliver a full OptiMine® platform to Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain Mining (BMM) operations in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province. The company will commission OptiMine...

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