QMEB ยป Transport & Logistics

Category - Transport & Logistics

Bus door

Heavy vehicle door fatally crushes operator

A driver passed away while exiting a large transporter. Authorities recently examined circumstances leading up to an operator being trapped and killed by a bus door. Investigators suspect the worker...

Blackwater Coal Mine

Qld coal workers reject ‘inadequate pay’

Central Queensland mine employees refused to accept substandard conditions. BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has been urged to improve remuneration and protections at its operations. Rail crew workers...

Coal train

Coal mine heavy vehicle bombed say investigators

Authorities are examining a blast believed to have targeted a mine train. Investigators are trying to determine how a heavy vehicle became bombed near Glencore’s Cerrejon coal operation. The...

MinRes driverless truck

Employer starts automating 120 heavy vehicles

A diversified resources company introduced driverless trucks to its $2.1 billion development. Mineral Resources (MinRes) recently delivered the first custom off-road triple road train for autonomous...

New Acland train workers

$1B resources project transports first coal train

A reopened mine began delivering fossil fuels from Queensland’s Darling Downs region. New Hope Corporation (NHC) recently transported its first coal freight via rail from the $1 billion New...

Coal train

Vehicle operator charged over North Qld coal fatality

Authorities formally accused a Townsville driver of killing his passenger in the Whitsunday region. A 40-year-old man was recently charged with dangerously operating a vehicle causing death in Bogie...

Simandou mine site

$26B mega project reopens

A Pilbara ‘killer’ development resumed after proponents settled a long-running dispute. Rio Tinto recently reopened its US$20 billion (A$26.7B) Simandou Project, 526km southeast of...

MinRes driverless truck

Proponent rolls out 120 automated heavy vehicles

An autonomous technology company will supply dozens of driverless trucks to a $2.1 billion development. Hexagon AB is rolling out 120 automated road trains at Mineral Resources’ (MinRes) Onslow...

Coal train

North Qld coal accident kills vehicle occupant

Authorities recently investigated how a fossil fuel transporter fatally struck a four-wheel drive. A 50-year-old passenger died after a coal train collided into a Toyota Landcruiser on Peter...

Rio Tinto mine pit

Authority investigates driverless vehicle accident

Officials are examining what caused autonomous machinery to crash. The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) is still trying to determine how a driverless train suffered an accident...

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