Pacific National has been found to have failed to act upon recommendations from internal investigations of wheel fractures before a coal train derailment in August, 2015.
Following a period of public consultation, the National Transport Commission has released its planned changes to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. Geoff Allan, acting chief executive of the NTC, encouraged medical experts, Australia’s rail industry, and rail safety workers to consider making a submission to the report, … Continue reading National Transport Commission implement changes to Australian Dangerous Goods Code
The biggest laser of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere is set to help an Australian surface engineering company double production. LaserBond has been using thermal coating techniques to produce hard-wearing components and products for the mining, power generation, manufacturing and agriculture industries since 1992. But a downturn in the mining industry is helping to … Continue reading Laser vision sees light in mining slump
Halliday FCG, an experienced fuel, chemical, gas group servicing all major service centres across Australia, today announced the launch of new Diesel Exhaust Fluid Blending Plant at Brendale QLD. The plant will blend Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) for bulk supply to retail outlets and companies requiring a bulk supply of DEF. “This is a relatively … Continue reading Halliday FCG announces new diesel exhaust fluid blending plant
Pilbara miners have slammed the State Government’s approach to selling the Port Hedland facility after Utah Point generated enough cash to pay off the government’s $235 million infrastructure investment.