Mining gets hi-vis safety belt

Mining gets hi-vis safety belt

Tensabarrier created for range of industries, upon request from Polish mining company

Sustainability

26 MAY 2015
New MineARC Climate Control Shelter

New MineARC Climate Control Shelter

The new Climate Control Shelter is MineARC's answer to the prominent issue of heat stress

Sustainability

21 MAY 2015
US coal miners to get free health screenings

US coal miners to get free health screenings

NIOSH to begin testing miners for black lung from June

Sustainability

15 MAY 2015
Teledyne Optech updates cavity monitoring system

Teledyne Optech updates cavity monitoring system

Live video feed among new features that company claims will improve safety

Development

07 MAY 2015
Martin redesigns transfer point component

Martin redesigns transfer point component

Redesign of conveyor transfer point component aimed at reducing downtime

Transport

06 MAY 2015
Laurentian opens new research lab

Laurentian opens new research lab

Laurentian University has officially opened a new laboratory and research facility

Sustainability

29 APR 2015
Wormald partners with Komatsu

Wormald partners with Komatsu

Wormald has signed a national supply agreement with Komatsu to provide fire suppression system kits

Sustainability

28 APR 2015
Nippon signs agreement with Safescape

Nippon signs agreement with Safescape

Nippon has signed a distribution agreement with Safescape for its thermal fragmentation mining method

Development

28 APR 2015
US coal dust rule compliance achievable, says MSHA

US coal dust rule compliance achievable, says MSHA

Sampling has indicated that compliance with the coal dust rule's tougher requirements is highly achievable

Sustainability

27 APR 2015
Ontario accepts Mining Safety Review recommendations

Ontario accepts Mining Safety Review recommendations

Ontario is accepting and acting on all 18 consensus recommendations made in the final report

Sustainability

23 APR 2015
Assessing fire risk

Assessing fire risk

AFEX talks about the impact of fire risk assessments on vehicle fire suppression system designs

Sustainability

22 APR 2015
Simulators join Hindustan's underground push

Simulators join Hindustan's underground push

Vedanta subsidiary receives ThoroughTec simulators for Atlas Copco, Sandvik equipment

Innovation

14 APR 2015
ICMM launches good practice safety guide

ICMM launches good practice safety guide

ICMM has published practical guidance on preventing the most serious types of health and safety incidents

Sustainability

10 APR 2015
Near-disaster may lead to change in South Africa

Near-disaster may lead to change in South Africa

The Harmony mine fire has highlighted holes in the country's emergency-response 'guidelines'

Sustainability

08 APR 2015
Safety accolade for Boart's Northparkes team

Safety accolade for Boart's Northparkes team

Boart Longyear's team at Northparkes mine in NSW, Australia, has reported two lost-time injury free years

Sustainability

31 MAR 2015
Chilean university commences haul truck training

Chilean university commences haul truck training

The University of Santo Tomas has incorporated a CYBERMINE simulator into its student training programme

Innovation

27 MAR 2015