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Mineral Resources worker

Employer hires, trains inexperienced FIFO workers

A major resources company will not discriminate against remote jobseekers without industry experience. Mineral Resources (MinRes) recently launched a recruitment drive for its multi combination (MC)...

BHP ute

Authority probes Qld coal worker death while towing

A vehicle that fatally pinned a contractor is the subject of an official investigation. Authorities have released preliminary findings from the recent death of Luke O’Brien at BHP Mitsubishi...

Haul truck collision

Horrific truck accident inspires new training material

Two heavy vehicles became involved in a major collision, causing severe damage. Authorities recently examined why one truck suffered a head-on accident while the other experienced a side hit at an...

BHP CAT truck

Heavy vehicle continues driving after brake fails

A mine truck kept moving despite already having an alternate stopping system. Authorities recently examined a heavy vehicle brake failure at an undisclosed operation. “The service brake system...

Caterpillar ET3752 electric underground truck

Mining giant unveils first electric underground truck

A resources multinational revealed plans to transition away from fossil fuels towards emerging technology. Newmont Corporation recently test-drove its first battery electric underground truck. The...

Komatsu 930E hydrogen truck

‘Significantly lighter’ trucks approved

A less heavy vehicle has received the nod. Komatsu and General Motors (GM) recently approved a new hydrogen-powered 930E dump truck. Existing electric mine vehicles will be converted to run on 2...

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