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Drilling Down | A Drilling Accident Investigation

The following case study is an extract of an investigation report prepared by the NSW Mine Safety Investigation Unit: “Investigation into a serious drill rig accident at Ashton Coal Mine on 12 August...

falling drill rods pose a mining safety risk in underground mines

Falling drill rod protection

An Australian farmer and former underground miner has developed a new product to remove the risk of falling drill rods in underground mines. The product developed and produced by Bendigo company...

komatsu 77xr drill

Komatsu releases 77XR with a range of safety benefits

Komatsu has released the P&H 77XR surface mining drill rigs, the first of a new line of drills offering safer operation, higher productivity and increased maintainability, as well as including...

AMSJ Winter 2021 MREC