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.
Sandvik has introduced an operator training simulator to provide a compact and flexible solution to safely train teams on the DD422i, DD422iE and DT922i drill rigs.
Anglo American has reportedly resumed operations at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland following last week’s underground incident at the site.
Anglo American produced 10 per cent more copper last year than in 2012 with just half the number of assets, the company revealed in its annual report.
The mining equipment manufacturer is promising a new level of performance and reliability with its latest excavators.
South32 has introduced a robot, known as the Bike platform, at its Worsley Alumina operation in Western Australia.
In aligning the Mt Owen coal mine with NSW Minerals Council ‘Reshape’ vision, one team member shed 59 kilograms in one year.
Sandvik has introduced the LH621i intelligent loader for large-scale underground production and mine development.
White Dog International director Wesley Dobbin explains how he caters his training programs to the individual differences between mine sites.
SIMPEC has won a $4.5 million contract at Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert port facility in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Saraji coal mine in the Bowen Basin has made the handling of heavy vehicle earth moving tyres safer with a new device.
Australian Mining speaks to Josh Bryant about the changes he has made at Mitchell Services that led to him winning the 2018 Sick Safety Advocacy Award.
New Century has experienced downtime at its Century operation in October due to a large weather event and a safety incident.
In any mine, safety must be at the top of the agenda. If there is a fire or a release of toxic gases personnel need easy access to clean air, food and water until a rescue operation is underway.
Scania Australia has unveiled the latest XT mining and construction truck range at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne today.
Anglo American has delivered a first for its metallurgical coal division following completion of a drill hole using a remote-operated, semi-autonomous drill at the Dawson coal mine in Queensland.
Australian Mining talks to Safety and Defence Solutions owner Gila Davidson about Kimax, the latest design in chemical escape masks from Duram Mask.
BHP’s Kalgoorlie nickel smelter has been closed this week following a fire at the Western Australian site last weekend.
Alcoa continues to pioneer new ways of working with digital tools and is now utilising drone technology to perform its operations across Western Australia.