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Collapsed boom damages truck

Catastrophic failure extensively damages truck

An aerial lift machinery accident severely damaged a heavy vehicle in North Queensland. Authorities recently investigated how a mobile concrete placing boom suddenly collapsed onto a truck cabin...

Hydraulic hose

Equipment falls and fatally pins worker

An employee died after earthmoving machinery crushed his body. A maintenance worker recently passed away while replacing a worn-out main hydraulic pressure hose. The individual began by releasing...

Mining industry to lose 50,000 more jobs

The mining downturn is not over yet, with the National Australia Bank predicting 50,000 more jobs are likely to be shed. The NAB Group Economics report, The Mining ‘Cliff’ – How far have we...

AMSJ April 2022