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graders sub axles failure

Graders in mining safety spotlight

A mining regulator has places graders in the spotlight following reports of a number of incidents associated with the failure of grader stub axles. In the range of mining safety incidents, both drive...

vehicle incidents WA mining

Vehicle hazards responsible for 16 of 67 fatalities

Vehicle-related hazards were responsible for 16 of the 67 fatalities in Western Australia’s mining industry, or almost one in four fatalities, according to a new Department of Mines, Industry...

operator lost control of loader

Operators lost control of loader on ramp

In a report just in from New Zealand Minex, an operator lost control of a loader on a ramp at a NZ mine site. While driving a front-end loader down a ramp, the operator apparently experienced...