A dump truck has plunged into the ground when an operator in a New South Wales open cut coal mine was tipping a load.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has reported a near-collision at an open cut coal mine in New South Wales.
Rio Tinto has confirmed a collision involving a manned autonomous truck at its Brockman 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
The rising number of commercial vehicles on Australian roads has led to more fatalities, crashes and poor driving attributable to heavy vehicles.
An overloaded haul truck not only jeopardises the safety of a mining system, but can also erode profitability.
With the mining sector consistently working to improve safety in the industry, telematics can play a key role in reducing risk for drivers on site.
Scania and Safetech have joined forces to deliver a custom elevated work platform (EWP), designed to reach high places safely and efficiently.
BHP has implemented “transformational” technologies that drive safer operations across its Western Australian mine sites, including the Jimblebar and Yandi mines in the Pilbara.
Exposure to high levels of diesel fumes could well be the next biggest occupational health threat since asbestos, hydraulic engineer Norm Mathers said.