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CAT D10T Tilt Cylinder and Guard

Ambidextrous CAT D10T Tilt Cylinder and Guard

H-E Parts International (H-E Parts) is known for continuous innovations to improve maintenance practices in the mining industry. The Mining Solutions engineering team located in Billings, MT, USA...

dozer slides off bench

Dozer slides off bench

A dozer carrying out preparation work slid off a walk back and working bench near an excavator. The dozer operator appears to have misjudged the corner and driven off the edge. The dozer operator was...

dozer incident at NSW mine. Operating body of water

Mining Dozer incident re-inforces risks of water

An incident involving a mining dozer at a New South Wales mine this past week has once again re-inforced the risks of operating dozers around bodies of water. A range of high potential past incidents...

New Caterpillar D11 delivered to BMA Blackwater

New Caterpillar D11 brings a range of safety benefits

New Caterpillar D11 dozers being delivered to BMA’s Blackwater Coal Operations are expected to bring safety benefits for machine operation and maintenance. Six new Caterpillar D11 dozers will...

Downing in a dozer

Drowning in a dozer

While open cut miners are familiar with working around sumps in mines, very few operators may consider the potential scenarios of drowning in a dozer. The reality of an operator drowning in a dozer...

belly plate jack used for removing dozer belly plates

A belly plate jack called TED

A belly plate jack called TED is breaking new ground in mining for its’ innovative features that improve safety and productivity during maintenance operations. The Tracked Elevating Device (TED...

dozer buried in stockpile

Dozer buried in a stockpile | Mining Incident

In a reported incident this week a dozer operating on a stockpile encountered a void that resulted in the dozer buried in a stockpile. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed that  “While...

dozer incident

Dozer incident at QAL | D6 Slips off dam wall

Rio’s QAL has confirmed a serious dozer incident occurred at its’ Gladstone operations in early December. The incident involved a contracted Caterpillar D6 Dozer that was transversing an...