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CAT 770 truck

Operator dies from touching energised heavy vehicle

A mine employee passed away after coming into contact with an electrified dump truck. Authorities recently investigated how a resources worker became fatally electrocuted after touching an energised...

Minetruck MT42 SG Trolley electric

Employers race towards fully electrified mine sites

Three mining companies are one step closer to completely transitioning away from fossil fuels. Epiroc, ABB and Boliden recently celebrated deploying the first ever fully battery-electric trolley...

Komatsu WE1850

Mining giant orders electric heavy vehicles

A major mineral producer will roll out environmentally friendly technology at a $3 billion project. Mineral Resources (MinRes) recently approved purchasing one of its largest Komatsu E1850-3 electric...

Baralaba coal mine

New coal mine announced for Central Qld

A foreign-owned resources project has been proposed for Queensland’s Banana Shire. American Metals and Coal International (AMCI) recently revealed it is planning a new Baralaba South Coal...

Underground coal mine drowning

Poor ventilation kills underground coal employee

Ineffective air circulation took a subterranean mine worker’s life, an investigation found. Authorities recently examined why Christopher Finley drowned to death at Twin State Mining’s...

Eacon driverless truck

$148M funding will triple driverless truck rollout

A foreign company raised money to deploy hundreds more autonomous heavy vehicles. EACON Mining Technology secured a further US$44.5 million (A$67.7M) in finance to roll out three times more...