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Mining safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. AMSJ contains a range of highly relevant  work safety and mining safety information, articles, case studies and other information.

CAT 770 truck

Operator dies from touching energised heavy vehicle

A mine employee passed away after coming into contact with an electrified dump truck. Authorities recently investigated how a resources worker became fatally electrocuted after touching an energised...

Rio Tinto train

Two driverless heavy vehicles crash within weeks

A resources multinational is examining how autonomous carriers were involved in multiple accidents. Rio Tinto recently revealed that two driverless trains became derailed. One automated locomotive...

Telfer mine

FIFO mine could be suspended for months

A remote operation is unlikely to resume production for most of the year. Authorities revealed work could stay suspended at Newmont Corporation’s Telfer mine for up to six months. Milling was...

MinRes driverless truck

Proponent starts delivering 150 driverless trucks

A diversified resources producer has received its first round of what it claims to be the some of world’s largest autonomous heavy vehicles. Mineral Resources (MinRes) confirmed the first...

Eli Kelly

New mine site death reported in less than two years

A mining fatality is being mourned just 18 months after a different workmate passed away. Colleagues, friends and family are reeling after Eli Kelly died at Gold Fields’ Saint Ives mine...