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Liebherr 264 truck

Employer approves zero emission ‘green’ trucks

A mineral producer and multinational manufacturer will create a new fleet of environmentally friendly heavy vehicles. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently partnered up with Liebherr to develop and...

worker serious injury

Worker traps leg between two steel beams

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident that occurred at an underground coal mine. According to the report, a worker sustained a broken tibia when his leg was trapped between two steel...

Caterpillar 777E

Caterpillar 777E adds safety to its’ feature line up

Caterpillar has released its new 2021 Cat® 777E haul truck with a range of safety enhancements including servicing and overload speed limiters. The recent enhancements in machine safety make the 93...

BIS Rexx mining haul truck

Bis exploring hybrid variants of REXX haul truck

Bis says it has plans for the Rexx 160 tonne mining haul truck which include reducing its environmental footprint. Chief Development Officer, Todd Peate, recently said the company has plans to offer...

autonomous mining trucks collide in wet weather

WA regulator examining autonomous truck incident

The WA Mines Regulator is examining the latest autonomous truck incident at Jimblebar mine. ‘The two vehicle’s collided due to a traction event caused by a fast-moving weather...

haul truck driver killed

Haul truck driver killed: 79 km/h downhill crash

A haul truck driver killed at Paraburdoo Channar mine last month was travelling at 79 km/h when his fully loaded Komatsu 830E A/C haul truck left the ramp and hit a windrow in a designated 20 km/h...