All posts by Ben Creagh

Playing it safe: Five steps to boost safety using technology

Traditionally, safety and profitability have seemed to be diametrically opposed for many manufacturing and production operations. Although no-one disputes the value of investing in safety, the primary objective for a manufacturing or production business is to drive profitability, and protecting the safety of the plant’s people, assets and environment has often been viewed as a … Continue reading Playing it safe: Five steps to boost safety using technology

Queensland set for mining safety conference

The 2018 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is set to take place from August 19–22 in Gold Coast. Embracing the theme, ‘Recognising opportunities together’, the event will see up to 700 delegates from the industry in attendance for four days of workshops, presentations, trade displays, a conference dinner and two sets of awards — … Continue reading Queensland set for mining safety conference

New products from Vega aim to make measurement more safe

Vega’s non-contact, continuous level measurement system Vegapuls 69 continues to prove its versatility in bulk solid measuring, being utilised for the purpose of rock crusher level control, a suitably high-risk operation. Placed at a distance above the crushing system, the Vegapuls 69 can accurately measure feeds to the rock crusher despite extreme noise and dust … Continue reading New products from Vega aim to make measurement more safe