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Coal shuttle car worker pinned

Pinned coal employee dies, multiple colleagues injured

An underground worker passed away and others became seriously wounded after mine equipment crushed them. Authorities are investigating four separate incidents where mobile equipment fatally pinned...

Submerged vehicle

Qld coal operator sinks in underwater pit

A mine worker learnt the hard way to check depth before entering water bodies. Authorities recently examined how a dozer became partially submerged at a coal operation in Central Queensland’s...

Sandvik underground truck

Employers approve rolling out 200 vehicles

A mining multinational and equipment supplier will deploy hundreds of machines. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and Barrick Gold Corporation recently agreed to globally roll out more than 200...

EACON driverless truck

$83M funding secured for driverless truck expansion

An employer raised money to roll out more autonomous heavy vehicles. EACON Mining Technology recently attracted US$55.22 million (A$83.4M) of capital to deploy additional driverless trucks. Richen...

Truck spotter

Employer sentenced after truck operator fatally struck

A heavy vehicle reversed into and killed a worker, resulting in severe penalties for the responsible company. Authorities recently examined how a contracted truck driver became fatally struck by a...

Arnold Dix

PM commends specialist for rescuing 41 workers

An emergency expert has been internationally applauded after freeing dozens of trapped underground employees. Arnold Dix earned a prime ministerial commendation for rescuing 41 stranded workers from...

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