The New South Wales mining sector has experienced a steady increase in serious injuries, mostly at underground mines.
Sandvik has released a new version of its iSURE (intelligent Sandvik underground rock excavation) software to improve operators’ grasp of drilling and blasting.
Glencore, IGO and Epiroc have backed a research aimed at improving the design of ground support solutions for underground mining.
Anglo American has withdrawn its personnel following a change in the underground environment at its Grasstree mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
Strata consolidation is a crucial aspect to the safety of any underground mining operation, as it provides stability around mine openings.
There is a growing global momentum towards establishing more stringent diesel engine exhaust (DEE) monitoring standards in an attempt to minimise the risk of serious illnesses among underground miners in particular.
Anglo American will purchase a $2 million winder, a mobile truck-mounted emergency egress system, to assist rescue crews in the event miners are trapped underground. The company will wholly fund the purchase for the Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) to use across the Queensland mining industry. Anglo American chief executive of metallurgical coal business Tyler … Continue reading Anglo American scores $2m win for QLD mine safety
Contact with chemicals, dangerous equipment and unpredictable surfaces all exist in underground mines, but Minova has found a way to reduce human exposure.
BHP has moved to improve the safety at its underground mines by launching proximity detection shuttle cars – an Australian first for the coal industry.
MineARC Systems has launched the cap lamp that has it all – reliable dual beams, superior colour rendering and a robust design. Safe to Work explores the cap lamp that breaks industry norms.
Sandvik has introduced an operator training simulator to provide a compact and flexible solution to safely train teams on the DD422i, DD422iE and DT922i drill rigs.
NSW Resources Regulator has updated its half-yearly compliance priorities for July to December this year to help build safer mines.
Caterpillar and Newmont Mining have announced a technology collaboration to improve underground hard rock autonomous vehicles.