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Alfabs Titan LHD

Alfabs releases the Blue Heeler LHD

Alfabs Mining Equipment has released another 10t Titan LHD to the Alfabs fleet of Titans! Alfabs decided to paint 1005 Blue in line with the blue coloured ribbon representing Prostate Cancer. There...

Rescue teams search for Tasmania Mineworker missing at Henty Gold mine

Mine worker missing at Henty Gold mine

Police, mine safety officials and mine search and rescue are currently on the scene in Tasmania’s northwest where a mine worker has gone missing following a fall of ground ( mine accident) in...

name of miner trapped Cameron Goss

Police release name of miner trapped in Henty Gold mine

Tasmanian Police have released the name of the miner trapped at Henty Gold Mine on Thursday. He is Cameron John Goss, aged 44 years, of Queenstown. He is believed to have died in the accident. Police...

Tasmanian miner found dead in mine accident at Pybar Mining services Henty Gold Mine. The mine worker was operating a LHD

Tasmanian miner likely deceased in mine collapse

The worst fears of the Australian mining industry have been confirmed this morning as reports that the Tasmanian miner trapped in a loader at the Pybar Mining Services Henty Gold mine operation is...

rockfall traps mine vehicles NSW mine

Rockfall traps mine vehicles

A rockfall at a NSW underground metalliferous mine trapped a loader and a light vehicle with a worker inside the vehicle. According to the NSW Mine Safety Regulator “The worker first heard...

mobile plant drive shaft fire from driveshaft failure

Fires from drive shafts gains focus of regulator

A range of mobile plant and equipment fires stemming from universal joints and drive shafts has drawn the attention of a mining safety regulator. The NSW Resources Regulator has issued a safety...

caterpillar R1700 mining safety benefits

Caterpillar announces battery electric LHD

Caterpillar has released its latest innovation in a battery electric LHD (load-haul-dump) vehicle platform. The new vehicle will be the Cat R1700 underground mining loader which is flagged as having...

HV cables in coal mine black cat

LHD clips high voltage cables | Mine shuts down

In a somewhat bizarre but frightening incident, a Load Haul Dumper (LHD) operator has shut down an underground coal mine when a raised bucket clipped high voltage cables in a roadway. The NSW...