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Hydraulic hose

Equipment falls and fatally pins worker

An employee died after earthmoving machinery crushed his body. A maintenance worker recently passed away while replacing a worn-out main hydraulic pressure hose. The individual began by releasing...

hydraulic injection

Potential hydraulic injection for worker

MinEX NZ has released a safety alert regarding a potential hydraulic injection injury. A mobile plant operator and a fellow worker were in the process of starting the plant when a small oil leak was...

Worker walks behind operating loader

Worker walks behind operating loader

MinEX NZ has released a safety alert regarding a worker who walked behind the operating loader. According to the safety alert, a loader completed loading a truck with gravel, after which, the truck...

worker falls from dump truck

Worker falls exiting dump truck

MinEx NZ has reported an incident that a worker has been seriously injured after he fell from a dump truck. According to the report, after finishing his shift, a worker exited his dump truck for the...

truck rollover incident

Articulated dump truck rollover incident

MinEx NZ has published a safety alert of an articulated dump truck incident. According to the report that a loaded articulated dump truck was on a ramp leaving the pit as the operator attempted to...

New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners

New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners members appointed

Six highly experienced extractives industry practitioners have been appointed for three year terms to the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners. The six are returning members Michelle Crompton...

Fire destroys loader

Fire accident destroys loader

MinEx NZ has published a safety alert of a fire loader accident. According to reports, a loader operator noticed smoke while in the cab of a loader. Looking behind him, he saw flames behind the cab...

isolate hydraulics

Failure to isolate hydraulics on mobile crusher

A failure to adequately isolate hydraulics on a mobile crusher has resulted in a hydraulic pressure related injury at a NZ quarry. A recent MinEx Alert has, once again, drawn attention to a frequent...

Lifting incident involving a loader axle assembly for a mine loader

Lifting Incident | Loader Axle

A recent lifting incident involving a loader axle assembly has highlighted the requirement for the effective assessment of lifting methods during maintenance operations. According to the Minex NZ...

AMSJ April 2022