YUMARR Automation heads Nicky Guenther and Holger Salow discuss the growing demand for better and safer automation solutions in heavy industry.
Bolstering the frontline of an underground mine is a critical part of every operation. The risk of inadvertent contact with moving booms and entanglement in rotating drill steels continues to be an industry-wide problem for people working underground with drill rigs.
Ken MacKenzie, the recently anointed chairman of BHP, has delivered a speech at the company’s annual general meeting in Melbourne today, while social justice groups gathered outside.
Metso has announced its purchase of Newcastle-based mining wear protection brand WEARX in an attempt to solidify its position as a premier mining services provider in Australia.
Boart Longyear’s safety and training manager for west and central Australia, David Hay, discusses the importance of safety for new workers entering the mining industry.
Schenck Process has collaborated with industry partners to develop a solution that is delivering safety and cost benefits during train loading chute change outs.
YUMARR Automation has developed an automatic boom isolation system that is delivering significant safety benefits for mining companies around the country.
Innovation and shared stories took centre stage at the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference this week, with attendance the highest it has been in three years.
Before fire suppression systems were introduced to and implemented in the mining industry in the 1960s, there was a significant amount of crippling loss of equipment, production, and life due to fire outbreaks in mines.
Underground mining contractor Barminco has been awarded a three-year extension to its long running contract at Western Areas’ Forrestania nickel operations in Western Australia.
Grange Resources’ Savage River iron ore mine in Tasmania saw the opportunity to further safeguard its operators on site by equipping its mobile equipment with remote controls.
Bestech managing director Sam Bhasin outlines the importance of measurement and training devices to enhance safety and productivity on site.
Boart Longyear’s Zachary Strauss discusses how the company’s latest drill rig and loader solutions work together to reduce the risk of hand and back injuries.
The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC) has slammed the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) for leaving a mine safety levy and trust fund $10 million in deficit.
Mining companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees, according to Boart Longyear.
Newcrest Mining has avoided major mine damage and injury to workers at the Cadia gold operation in New South Wales following a seismic event on Good Friday.
Tony Brooks, director of Safety MITS (Mining Industrial Trade Suppliers), discusses the dangers of using timber to support heavy loads.
Users of Schneider Electric’s Unity Pro software are urged to download an upgrade, after a vulnerability was discovered in the software. According to Indegy Labs, the vulnerability in Unity Pro allows any user to remotely execute code directly on any computer on which the software is installed. This vulnerability is present in every control network … Continue reading Vulnerability found in Schneider Electric’s ICS software
According to a story today in Lawyers Weekly, the Model Work Health and Safety Act that was introduced in 2011 has failed to unify the various state-based health and safety laws.
Yancoal’s Austar coal mine has recorded another dangerous coalburst, knocking two workers to the ground.