As mine sites are often in remote areas, the impact of disasters like bushfires is potentially higher and help is usually a lot further away.
Bollé Safety national sales manager Dave Byrne speaks to Safe to Work about the importance of choosing the right safety eyewear for the right job.
The REDARC Group and Hummingbird Electronics combine their unique power to provide life-saving solutions.
All hands are on deck across Australia when it comes to the threats posed by drought – it is unfortunately an enduring feature of the country’s landscape.
Many of us would assume that advances in robotics, automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning would have been driven by the mining industry, due to the remote mine sites, the hazardous nature of the work and the high costs of labour and transport.
Ctrack managing director Jim McKinlay explains how telematics and data can increase vehicle safety standards.
Water control remains a fundamentally important aspect of underground coal mine design and operation worldwide.
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
An attack on Semafo’s Bongou mine convoy in Burkina Faso, West Africa last week has caused its operations to remain suspended.
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.
Kal Tire is developing a mining tyre recycling facility in Chile that could end up being an opportunity that also emerges in Australia.
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.
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.
Mine haul roads and the management of traffic across mine site operations can present a significant risk to site personnel and visitors.
REDARC and Hummingbird have combined to create a ‘powerhouse wealth of knowledge’ that is being used to address common safety issues at mine sites.
Embracing new technologies in the resources industries could add $74 billion to the Australian economy by 2030 and create over 80,000 local jobs.