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autonomous trucks collide in wet weather

WA regulator examining autonomous truck incident

The WA Mines Regulator is examining the latest autonomous truck incident at Jimblebar mine. ‘The two vehicle’s collided due to a traction event caused by a fast-moving weather...


Come-a-long incident costs miners $176K in fines

Rema Tip Top Material Processing (Rema) and Chichester Metals Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (FMG) have been fined $112,000 and $64,000 respectively in Perth Magistrates...

BPEQ Queensland Engineering Regulator

The importance of regulators to professions

Regulatory authorities are often thought of as no more than a bureaucratic burden. While working professionals may lament the time and costs associated with regulation, there are many benefits to the...

Pike river mine remembrance

Date set for re-entry to Pike River

The New Zealand Government have announced a re-entry date for the Pike River mine. New Zealand Pike River Re-entry Minister Andrew Little says that the 30metre seal will be broken on May 3rd and re...

autonomous trucks collide in wet weather

Autonomous mining trucks collide at Jimblebar

BHP has confirmed that two autonomous mining trucks collided at the Jimblebar mine on Saturday evening at around A spokesperson for BHP confirmed that the autonomous truck incident occurred as...

Vale ordered to stop production following tailings dam disaster

Vale ordered to stop production

Vale has been ordered to stop production by a Brazilian court at an additional iron ore mining operation amidst Government claims of potential tailings dam safety issues. The court order relates to...

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