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Equipment Collision

Equipment collision at surface mine

The Queensland Coal Mine Inspector has reported an equipment collision occurred at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, during loading operations, a large excavator has swung around and...

truck rolled away

Incident | Truck rolled away

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a truck incident in an open cut mine. According to the report, a truck was on the workshop deadline for a defect repair. After parking the truck, the...

Hazards in surface mining operations

Hazards in surface mining operations

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a video which highlights the risks of vehicles interaction. The Regulator stated, “various hazards exist in surface mining operations, including the...

dump truck collision

Dump truck collision

A dump truck collision with a dozer at a NSW coal mine has been reported by the NSW Resources Regulator. According to the Regulator a dump truck collision occurred when a haul truck interacted with a...

Adding an extra layer of safety with OAS & CAS Analytics

Heavy traffic, large machinery and dangerous environments make safety a constant challenge at a mine. Hexagon, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, knows the risks its mining...

Rio Tinto ore train collision

Weipa mining train collision preliminary report released

The ATSB has released an investigation report into a Rio Tinto mining train accident that occurred at Weipa on the 22 September 2019. The ATSB says that an empty bauxite mining train was travelling...

blind spot system improves operator field of view

Blind spot reduction solution

A US-based teenager has developed a unique blind spot reduction system that may have application in reducing pillar blind spots and improving operator field of view in mining vehicles. 14-year-old...

collision mining truck

Whitehaven Maules Creek ‘mauling’ by regulator

The Whitehaven Maules Creek mine has come under fire over its management of light vehicles and collision avoidance after a dozer reversed over an unoccupied light vehicle this past week. Inspectors...

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