MineARC Systems chief innovation officer Brent Pearce discusses the impacts of technology on personal safety, efficiency and emergency response.
A dozer has fallen on its side during windrow levelling at an open cut coal mine in New South Wales.
Sandvik has unveiled the DL422iE battery-electric top hammer longhole drill, which produces zero emissions for a healthier underground mining environment.
A fire has broken out from the compressed air system on a UDR 1000 reverse circulation drill rig during an exploration activity in Queensland.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has asked mine operators to use proximity detection systems after a worker was pressed down by a continuous miner at Centennial Myuna’s Myuna Colliery underground coal mine in New South Wales.
Anglo American metallurgical coal business chief executive Tyler Mitchelson understands that no ignition occurred during the coal heating incident at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland last month.
Mining and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies have joined forced for the newly established Electric Mine Consortium, encouraging battery electric vehicles to provide safer solutions for the industry.
Researchers from Princeton University and the United States Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC have created a gas sensor that can detect methane gas in mining operations at a reduced cost.
The NSW Resources Regulator has laid out its recommendations for winder rope removals following a dangerous incident at South32’s Appin East coal mine in New South Wales.
SafeWork South Australia (SA) has reported an explosive incident from an underground mine in South Australia.
The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released details involving a fatal accident that involved an operator driving an underground loader in a Western Australian mine.
IGO has progressed its ‘proactively green’ mining initiative by enhancing the mining technology used at its operations.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has reported an increase in mine related injuries and deaths in its mine safety performance report for 2018-19.
Fortescue Metals Group’s total recordable injury frequency rate has dropped by 14 per cent in the 12 months to June 30.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has mapped out a set of functional safety guidelines for autonomous mining systems.
IGO has vowed to double down on its commitment to improve the safety behaviours of its workforce, following sobering results in its annual report this year.
Newcrest Mining has continued to roll out safer and more productive mining operations at the Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
Kirkland Lake Gold will install Chrysos PhotonAssay technology to provide faster, safer and more accurate gold analysis at the Fosterville Mine in Victoria, Australia.
Gold Fields has reflected on its performance in the first six months of 2020, which was overshadowed by a number of COVID-19 cases that impacted its international workforce.
Whitehaven Coal has pledged more than $800,000 to fund safety projects in support of mental health initiatives and the provision of lifesaving equipment.