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Driving Technology

Driving is one of the most dangerous things we all do on a regular basis and it has been identified by mining companies as a considerable risk – with many companies indicating it is the number one...

BHP trail derails in Pilbara

A BHP Billiton iron ore train derailed south of Port Hedland in Western Australia’s Pilbara region yesterday. The company said a number of ore cars derailed from the Pilbara rail line, about...

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Filling Up The Tank

An investigation, Fuel Consumption of Underground Mine Haul Trucks, was conducted by a group of researchers from The University of Queensland. Fuel consumption in the Australian mining sector has...

FIFO

FIFO: A Home Truth

Working away from home for weeks at a time can test the limits of a relationship, often leading to the breakdown of families. While it is a topic usually left unspoken in the resources industry...

Notorious Mining Road Gets Safety Upgrade

Notorious Mining Road Gets Safety Upgrade

One of Western Australia’s most notorious mining roads is now safer with the completion of safety upgrades to an 11 kilometre section of the Great Northern Highway. Traffic re-opened yesterday on the...

Crane Topples Over In Front of Inspector at Roy Hill

Talk about embarrassing – a crane has toppled over in front of a government safety inspector at Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine construction site  in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The...