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BHP wind fence

Contract awarded for ‘national first’ project

A construction company won the primary tender for one of Australia’s first air quality developments in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently secured the...

Safescape Bortana electric vehicle

Mines order electric vehicles to improve safety

Multiple mining operations will replace fossil fuel-powered light vehicles with voltaic alternatives for better work conditions. Safescape has received orders for at least 10 Bortana electric dual...

Personal Monitoring Social Distancing Personal Air Sampling Pump CONTROL EQUIPMENT-min

Personal monitoring & social distancing

How to stay at a safe distance with reporting software and personal monitoring As employees begin returning to work, maintaining a safe and socially distanced workplace is at the forefront of...

cabin air control

New cabin air standard ISO 23875

A new technical standard, ISO 23875 (ISO/DIS 23875) Mining — Operator enclosures — Air quality control systems and air quality performance testing are likely to bring about a range of significant...

underground ventilation research

Underground ventilation research

Improving ventilation in underground mines with large openings is the focus of a new project funded by the United States Centre for Disease Control’s Office of Mine Safety and Health Research...

Air quality in operator cabins can vary

Dust controls | Positive pressure in operator cabins

Breathe Safe has conducted research and testing and proposed a real-time dust study to evaluate the effectiveness of operator cabins working at mineral processing sites. This study is focused on...

AMSJ April 2022