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Kal Tire Wins Top Award at Electra Mining Africa 2018

Day two of Electra Mining Africa focused on the launch of new technology and innovations at the show. More than 60 products were reviewed across three categories. Kal Tire’s Gravity Assist System...

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Safe Work Month – 191 Aussies died from work

Every year throughout October, Australians observe National Safe Work Month, which is a time for workers and employers to commit to building a safe and healthy workplace. Last year in Australia, 191...

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4 Ways to Look After Your Mining Colleagues

Being in the mining and resources industry, there is doubt you have heard about, spoken about or even experienced first-hand, the dangers the industry has on your mental health.

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Augmented reality may transform mining safety

A leading consulting company has confirmed that many larger global organisations will be using augmented reality (A/R) and Virtual Reality (V/R) within three years to improve productivity and work...

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Haul truck driver killed: 79 km/h downhill crash

A haul truck driver killed at Paraburdoo Channar mine last month was travelling at 79 km/h when his fully loaded Komatsu 830E A/C haul truck left the ramp and hit a windrow in a designated 20 km/h...

R U OK? HOW TO ASK

Mental health is something that everyone who works in mining should be aware of. Whether your own, or someone else’s mental health, chances are you will be affected in some way in your time in the...

Tahmoor Coal mine

Tahmoor coal mine closed awaiting safety assessment

GFG Alliance’s Tahmoor coal mine has remain closed awaiting the outcomes of investigations and on-going mine safety assessments. The mine became national headlines last week when two miners...

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Mines rescue at Tahmoor coal mine

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW> Last weeks news on the mines rescue at Tahmoor mine where two miners were trapped in a lift shaft due to a winder fault has raised a range of safety concerns at the Tahmoor...

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Cyberthreat could impact mining safety

A recent Ernst & Young survey on global information security has revealed an increase in cyberthreats to asset-intensive industries such as mining. A cyberthreat could impact mining safety by...

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