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Authority probes Qld coal worker death while towing

A vehicle that fatally pinned a contractor is the subject of an official investigation. Authorities have released preliminary findings from the recent death of Luke O’Brien at BHP Mitsubishi...

Haul truck collision

Horrific truck accident inspires new training material

Two heavy vehicles became involved in a major collision, causing severe damage. Authorities recently examined why one truck suffered a head-on accident while the other experienced a side hit at an...

BHP CAT truck

Heavy vehicle continues driving after brake fails

A mine truck kept moving despite already having an alternate stopping system. Authorities recently examined a heavy vehicle brake failure at an undisclosed operation. “The service brake system...

Caterpillar ET3752 electric underground truck

Mining giant unveils first electric underground truck

A resources multinational revealed plans to transition away from fossil fuels towards emerging technology. Newmont Corporation recently test-drove its first battery electric underground truck. The...

Water truck spotter

Employer sentenced after truck operator fatally struck

A heavy vehicle reversed into and killed a worker, resulting in severe penalties for the responsible company. Authorities recently examined how a contracted truck driver became fatally struck by a...

Mine truck driver ejected

Mine truck accident fatally ejects operator

A heavy vehicle driver became airborne after suffering a deadly collision. Authorities recently investigated circumstances surrounding a service truck accident that fatally catapulted an operator...