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Rio Tinto train

Two driverless heavy vehicles crash within weeks

A resources multinational is examining how autonomous carriers were involved in multiple accidents. Rio Tinto recently revealed that two driverless trains became derailed. One automated locomotive...

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...

Coal mining QRC

Authority approves phasing out majority of coal

In a little over a decade the Sunshine State will heavily depend on environmentally friendly resources. The Queensland Government recently passed new rules that target 80 per cent renewable energy...

Russell Vale coal landslide

Authority ‘satisfied’ with coal landslide response

A struggling mining company is unlikely to be penalised after large volumes of product became scattered across a nearby town. Authorities recently revealed they would not fine Wollongong Resources...

Greentek Safety Mate animation

Greentek Gloves: Leading the Way in Sustainability

In an industry where innovation and sustainability are paramount, our GreenTek range has set a new benchmark. Initially acclaimed for its ingenious approach of repurposing recycled plastic bottles...

South32 mine

Disaster damages mine infrastructure

Dangerous weather caused destruction to a major resources operation. Tropical Cyclone Megan recently impacted on South32’s Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) mine. The category-four system...

Gainwall highwall mining unit

New Qld coal project referred for final assessment

A proposed Bowen Basin mine is one step closer to construction. Federal assessment is underway for Vitrinite’s Vulcan South Coal Mine, about 230km southwest of Mackay. Federal Environment and...