- Anglo American
- Boart Longyear
- Bolle safety
- Kal Tire
- lung disease
- Prospect Awards
- Rio Tinto
- road safety
- Safe Work
- virtual reality
- Water control through bulkhead design
Water control remains a fundamentally important aspect of underground coal mine design and operation worldwide.
- Drones give mining a third eye in the sky
Mining companies are turning to drones to monitor difficult to reach areas, allowing for decreased interaction with hazardous activity. Safe to Work writes. Mine sites are often located in remote areas with machinery and equipment that is controlled by operators that can be thousands of kilometres away. In contrast, it is still common for operators … Continue reading Drones give mining a third eye in the sky
- Reasonable adjustments at work: When and what to consider
Employers have an obligation to make any reasonable adjustments necessary to help a worker perform their role safely and effectively.
- Safety, expansion the key for Mitchell Services
It is a good time to be at Mitchell Services – the company has been named Epiroc Contract Miner of the Year at the 2019 Prospect Awards in the same year the brand turned 50.
- Turning used mining tyres into a resource
Kal Tire is developing a mining tyre recycling facility in Chile that could end up being an opportunity that also emerges in Australia.
- Mangoola CHPP boosts safety record with award-winning innovation
For a site that has not sustained a lost time injury in the eight years since operations started, Glencore’s Mangoola CHPP in the Hunter Valley has developed one safety innovation that stands out above all.
- Encouraging STEM participation to address climate change
With thousands of Australian students recently joining their peers from over 82 countries in pressuring world leaders to urgently address climate change, attention must now turn to how as a society we can better support their passionate pleas into future careers.
- Do you put road functionality before safety?
Mine haul roads and the management of traffic across mine site operations can present a significant risk to site personnel and visitors.
- Simplifying safety warnings for equipment operators
REDARC and Hummingbird have combined to create a ‘powerhouse wealth of knowledge’ that is being used to address common safety issues at mine sites.
- Battling the silent killer
RST operations and technical director David Handel explains how mining can tackle the silicosis crisis with effective and cost-efficient dust management solutions.
- Follow the underground Firefly
MineARC Systems and IoT Automation have partnered to unveil the Firefly Smart Lighting System, using an untapped resource in underground mine safety.
- Lightweight cleaner pole enhances conveyor safety
Flexco’s conveyor experts have developed a universal lightweight cleaner pole that is delivering much-needed relief for maintenance workers at mine operations.
- A pioneer in footwear safety
The journey of Blundstone’s rise to the pinnacle of workplace safety footwear has been characterised by decades of innovation, consultation and research.
- Experiencing the expanses of mine sites here and now
A drive to overcome the barriers of entry to virtual reality technology has driven the formation of a strategic, intercontinental partnership that has created the HazID platform.
- Approaching the underground safely from the surface
Strata consolidation is a crucial aspect to the safety of any underground mining operation, as it provides stability around mine openings.
- AR/VR light the future in mine safety
Honeywell combines the brimming potential of augmented reality and virtual reality into an outcome-driven safety solution for the mining industry. Vanessa Zhou reports.
- A new era of mine safety becomes reality
Mining companies are capitalising on the ability to conduct training simulation and planned maintenance through virtual reality software.
- Moving on a path to best practice in mine road safety
With the year edging to a close, it’s time for the mining industry to recognise National Safe Work Month in October. It’s a pivotal time to draw people’s attention to why safety is the number one priority in the industry.
- A journey in safety culture
Boart Longyear has achieved 10 million consecutive man-hours worked with no lost time injuries. The milestone reflects years of hard work on its engineering, systems and people.
- The fog phenomenon explained
Fog is a natural phenomenon of astounding beauty, wonderfully depicted by Simon Christen’s awarding winning time-lapse video ‘Adrift’ filmed in the San Francisco Bay area.