QMEB ยป Diesel/Fuel

Category - Diesel/Fuel

BHP ute

Employer electrifies 5000 mine vehicles

A major mineral producer will replace fossil fuels with cleaner alternatives. BHP revealed it would convert thousands of diesel-powered locomotives across its entire Australian operations. “At...

Rio Tinto heavy vehicles

Mining giant transitions away from fossil fuels

A major resources producer abandoned non-renewable energy sources for the first time. Rio Tinto confirmed none of its heavy machinery will run on fossil diesel at its Boron operation. Haul trucks...

Janus Electric truck

Newly purchased mine trials electric heavy vehicle

A modern mining company is testing out an eco friendly truck at a major operation. OZ Minerals (OZL) confirmed Janus Electric recently converted one of Qube’s 165-tonne, diesel, triple road...

Fuel truck

Runaway heavy vehicle crashes while refuelling

An operator discovered trucks can roll away even when a stop device is engaged. An unoccupied fuel truck recently descended 8 metres and crashed into a mobile stacker despite the park brake already...

SEA electric ute

Employer orders zero emissions electric utes

A mining services company became one of the industry’s first to transition away from fossil fuel-powered vehicles. Mineral Resources (MinRes) recently ordered Toyota Hilux electric vehicle...

BHP electric jumbo

Resources multinational trials battery electric rig

A mining giant will test-run new, environmentally friendly technology at one of its major operations. BHP recently confirmed plans to trial a battery-electric Epiroc Boomer M2 jumbo at its Olympic...

Andrew Forrest

Mining magnate supports phasing out fossil fuels

A resources mogul endorsed abandoning commodities produced from prehistoric organic matter. Fortescue Metals Group supported the national transition away from coal, oil and gas. Founding chairman...

National Mining Services

New contract awarded for foreign owned coal mine

A mining services company won a tender for an Asia-backed coal operation. National Mining Services recently secured a contract at China-heaquartered Yancoal’s Moolarben Coal Mine in Ulan, 137km...

Mount Isa Mines aerial

Resources giant invites inexperienced jobseekers

A multinational mining company is interested in hiring passionate and dedicated people, and no experience is necessary. Glencore is prepared to pay, fully train and qualify beginners in various...

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