The truck tipped up and sat on the rear of its tray

Microsleep causes dramatic truck tip-up

A truck operator is believed to have dozed off and braked suddenly, causing the truck to sit upright...

Fleet

03 AUGUST 2018
Hexagon adds Guardvant safety tech to mining portfolio

Hexagon adds Guardvant safety tech to mining portfolio

Hexagon's Mining division has acquired Guardvant, a provider of integrated safety solutions

MSHA hosting meetings for input on safety tech

MSHA hosting meetings for input on safety tech

US agency has has announced several meetings to collect comment on safety improvement technologies

Mines taking on new methane gas research

Mines taking on new methane gas research

Three-year projects at US university will examine ventilation and fire hazard mitigation

Innovation

01 AUGUST 2018
Missouri S&T team takes on explosive engineering research

Missouri S&T team takes on explosive engineering research

Missouri S&T and Strata Worldwide are teaming up to prove concrete seals' integrity

MSHA will now take comments on the coal dust RFI until July 2022

Queensland Centre of Excellence to feature coal mine simulation

A simulated underground coal mine for training and research will be a key feature of the new centre

New tech to improve mine safety in South Africa

New tech to improve mine safety in South Africa

CSIR is working on various technologies to improve safety in South African mines

Innovation

25 JULY 2018
Safety Stand Down spotlight for KCM

Safety Stand Down spotlight for KCM

Push seeks to raise safety standards, curb accidents

Sustainability

25 JULY 2018
The power of thorough training

The power of thorough training

The benefits of mentor-based training and tracking the progress of workers

Maintenance

24 JULY 2018
RCT solutions for Botswana diamond mine

RCT solutions for Botswana diamond mine

RCT latest project is with a leading diamond producer in Botswana

Fleet

19 JULY 2018
Southern Oil supports Alternative Explosives project

Southern Oil supports Alternative Explosives project

Mining3's Alternative Explosives project has received support from Southern Oil Refining

Sustainability

19 JULY 2018
Jennmar to distribute Dräger gas dectectors

Jennmar to distribute Dräger gas dectectors

Jennmar has been granted exclusive distribution rights for Dräger's gas monitoring devices