- Atlas Copco
- Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists
- coates hire
- diesel particulate matter
- dust suppression
- ESS Engineering
- haul roads
- Martin Engineering
- minerals processing
- mobile plant
- oil and gas
- Safe to Work
- vehicle safety
- Safety foundation builds on REDARC’s success
The growth of REDARC has defied the difficulties of 2020. The company’s team, facility and manufacturing expansion tells of a business that never sleeps.
- Is a mining skills shortage looming?
Accenture head of resources David Burns believes the risk of a mining skills shortage must be addressed immediately to avoid any material impact.
- DYNA delivers rock-solid conveyor guarding
DYNA Engineering’s high-density polyethylene plastic conveyor guards provide all the benefits and more of the older steel alternatives, but in a more robust, lighter and sustainable package.
- Unsafe work practices around conveyors
Martin Engineering outlines the safety hazards involved in working with a conveyor belt, including any unsafe practices that employees should look out for.
- Real-time dust monitoring on haul roads
Acoem Ecotech has launched an environmental monitoring system that pinpoints dust hotspots on haul roads. It is the latest technology to bolster the mining industry’s dust suppression system.
- Staying ahead in the fire safety game
JSG Industrial Systems has upgraded its Muster fire suppression system, proving that fire suppression technologies are a progressive part of keeping people and assets safe.
- Focussing on safety in metal repair
The Dasma Group based in the Latrobe Valley region of Victoria specialises in industrial coating, material recycling and cleaning. Managing director Eden DiSipio shares his expertise on metal repair.
- Technology takes mining towards zero harm
MineARC Systems chief innovation officer Brent Pearce discusses the impacts of technology on personal safety, efficiency and emergency response.
- Bringing safety back to a human level
Despite technology’s part in improving mine safety, Bravus Mining & Resources and Glencore implement workforce management strategies that bring their safety targets into reality.
- AIOH shares guide on DPM management
Both Western Australian and New South Wales mining regulators have regulated the exposure standard for diesel particulate matter (DPM) as 0.1 milligrams per cubic metre – an eight-hour time weighted average. Companies are required to monitor the concentration of air contaminants in line with the legislation and notify the regulator should an exceedance occur. High … Continue reading AIOH shares guide on DPM management
- Making healthy choices on the job
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers are faced with the challenge of being time poor due to an ever-changing routine, which can impact their diet and exercise patterns. Salomae Haselgrove speaks with two dieticians to see how FIFO workers can live a healthy life.
- Machinery, equipment investment is much more important than you realise
At Australian Weighing Equipment, its directors stand by their equipment; if it’s not suitable or not working, the company will fix it, replace it or you don’t pay at all.
- ESS helps miners keep their dust down
Airborne dust poses health, safety and environmental risks. Engineering Services & Supplies’ (ESS) range of dust suppression sprays, sealing and belt support systems and chute design provides a customised solution to reduce its clients’ dust problems.
- Epiroc leads mining towards fully autonomous drilling
Epiroc is continuing the automation journey it started a decade ago by developing more systems that make drilling operations safer and reduce the risk of injury.
- Orica, Epiroc unveil prototype system for first stages of underground automation
Orica and Epiroc are set to commission the Avatel explosives delivery system to help the underground mining sector remove workers from high risk areas.
- Keen to boost profitability and innovation? Survey says women hold the key
Hiring more women to the workplace is not just about ticking the diversity box for a company.
- Contending with unseen hazards
Safety hazards can come from things that are unseen, with high pressure natural gas transmission pipelines potentially a catastrophic cause. APA Group raises the mining industry’s awareness of what needs to be considered before working in pipeline corridors.
- Keeping steady on uneven ground
Hummingbird Electronics is helping guard machinery and operators from the risk of rollovers, a common risk that comes with mining terrains.
- Atlas Copco’s nitrogen filling systems for tyre safety
Mine sites traditionally use compressed air for filling the tyres of haul trucks and other mining vehicles. Safe to Work speaks with Atlas Copco about how its nitrogen generators are an effective alternative to the conventional compressed air or bottled gas options.
- Seertech LMS lends eyes to safety
Training delivery and compliance management will no longer require separate systems or be a highly manual task with Seertech Solutions’ cloud-based learning management system (LMS).