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Mineral Resources worker

Employer hires, trains inexperienced FIFO workers

A major resources company will not discriminate against remote jobseekers without industry experience. Mineral Resources (MinRes) recently launched a recruitment drive for its multi combination (MC)...

Haul truck collision

Horrific truck accident inspires new training material

Two heavy vehicles became involved in a major collision, causing severe damage. Authorities recently examined why one truck suffered a head-on accident while the other experienced a side hit at an...

BHP CAT truck

Heavy vehicle continues driving after brake fails

A mine truck kept moving despite already having an alternate stopping system. Authorities recently examined a heavy vehicle brake failure at an undisclosed operation. “The service brake system...

Coal shuttle car worker pinned

Pinned coal employee dies, multiple colleagues injured

An underground worker passed away and others became seriously wounded after mine equipment crushed them. Authorities are investigating four separate incidents where mobile equipment fatally pinned...

Boggabri coal mine

New coal expansion project receives further approvals

Authorities endorsed additional changes to a major mining extension. The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment recently recommended further amendments to Idemitsu Australia’s...

Submerged vehicle

Qld coal operator sinks in underwater pit

A mine worker learnt the hard way to check depth before entering water bodies. Authorities recently examined how a dozer became partially submerged at a coal operation in Central Queensland’s...

Sandvik underground truck

Employers approve rolling out 200 vehicles

A mining multinational and equipment supplier will deploy hundreds of machines. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and Barrick Gold Corporation recently agreed to globally roll out more than 200...