Mining maintenance spending in Australia is expected to rise by more than 60 per cent annually to $12 billion by 2022, according to fastener manufacturer Segnut.
The conveyor experts at Flexco have developed a Universal lightweight cleaner pole that is delivering much-needed relief for maintenance workers at mine operations.
Queensland’s safety reset is nearing completion, with just a small number of the state’s mine and quarry workforce left to complete the program.
Epiroc subsidiary, Mobilaris, has launched Mobilari Onboard, a mobile application that allows high accuracy positioning in underground mines without any positioning infrastructure.
A move to delay health and safety reforms in Queensland mines has been rejected in parliament.
The Queensland government has revealed the safety reset initiative has reached nearly half the state’s 50,000-strong mine and quarry workforce.
While safe practice is essential across all aspects of a mine site, conveyors can be particularly dangerous, especially when unguarded.
Technology solves many things, but it cannot be solely depended on to keep underground workers safe. Vale North Atlantic’s manager for ventilation design and tech explains.
Workplace incidents are unfortunately quite common, especially in the industrial and mining sectors.
Every miner would have attended a safety briefing focusing on the fatal risks at their mine site by the end of August, according to the Queensland Resources Council.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the effort to improve mine safety in Queensland after another serious accident.
The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mines inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry grapples with recent mine-related tragedies.
The Queensland Government and resources industry will stage urgent discussions about the mining sector’s safety performance this week in light of four tragedies in the past six months.
From safer underground ladders to electric vehicles, Steve Durkin and Safescape have accepted mining’s innovation challenge.
The mining equipment manufacturer is promising a new level of performance and reliability with its latest excavators.
BHP and Dassault Systèmes have established a long-term strategic partnership to leverage the application of digital technologies to mining.
FM Global group manager, account engineering Mike Beaumont tells Australian Mining about how companies can manage risks caused by fires at mine sites.
Operators that can safely access and view high danger areas will have a greater peace of mind and confidence, which carries over into huge benefits for efficiency and productivity.
Drone technology is becoming an increasingly common sight at mines. Safe to Work talks to three companies working in the space to discover how they help make mining safer.
Exposure to high levels of diesel fumes could be the biggest occupational health threat since asbestos, according to hydraulic engineer Norm Mathers.