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Top 10 Safety Innovations

The resources industry is evolving every day, and companies are adapting new and improved ways to not only improve productivity, but safety. Sometimes, it isn’t the mad scientists or engineers in lab...

The Future Of Mining

With driverless trucks, the Internet of Things, and automation creating a safer and more futuristic industry, AMSJ chats to QUT Professor of Robotics Jonathan Roberts about technology in the mining...

The Uber Effect

CEO of IFS Alastair Sorbie talks technology disruption and how we should be embracing the new opportunities technology brings. What are your thoughts on companies adopting new technologies...

Collision Avoidance

Driving standards are not changing anywhere near as quickly as the modernization of light vehicle safety. Specialist crash investigator and mine site driver trainer George Foessel examines why...

Beat The Heat

While we head towards cooler seasons, most of the country’s mines feel little reprieve from the sun and swelter in the heat all year round. Stewart Masson writes about first responders...

A Helping Hand To Heal

Supervisors are key in supporting injured workers, WorkCover Queensland’s Matthew Cross says. When a worker is injured at work, often their first port of call will naturally be their direct...

Safety Sense

Can safety make sense and still fail to manage risk? CRUNCH TIME FOR THE SAFETY INDUSTRY We are at a critical point within our industry. We seem to have more safety than ever before, but I don’t...

If the hard hat fits

If The Hard Hat Fits

When it comes to hiring a safety officer or manager for a site, there are many things that hiring managers must take into consideration to ensure their workers are kept safe. Link Resources’ Angela...

Handling the heat

With summer fast approaching, heat stress is again becoming an issue of concern, particularly for those working on mine sites in Australia’s harsh environment. Dietitian Kaitlyn Bruschi shares some...

Professor Sidney Dekker

Q&A with Professor Sidney Dekker

SAFETY DIFFERENTLY Professor, author and pilot Sidney Dekker talks safety from 30,000ft, “overparenting” in the mining industry, and how one Australian mine has scrapped all safety procedures in a...