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Heavy machinery procured at $896m coal project in SQ

An innovative energy technologies supplier has been procured at an $896 million coal project in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. A diesel and natural gas hybrid truck developed by Mine Energy...

Mine truck rolls over landing driver in hospital

A metal mine worker is critically injured after a horror truck accident in Central Queensland. A 56-year-old Townsville man rolled one of Wirralie Gold Mine’s dump trucks early on the morning...


Will FIFO over-regulation drive down growth

Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) has long been referred to as the ‘backbone’ of Australia’s resource industry,vital to facilitating  the movement of workers to regional and  emote mining, oil and gas projects...

Fleet stood down after Premier Coal truck fires

Premier Coal has pulled an entire fleet of mine trucks out of action at it’s Collie site after five fires in three weeks. Two weeks ago a truck burst into flames at the mine, with four other...

VIDEO: Mining truck golf course

Caterpillar recruited two Japanese golf pros to try their hands at a moving gold course – mining trucks filled with putting greens and obstacles, according to a post on Mining.com. 


Conveyors vs trucks

[hr]Professor Peter Knights examines in-pit crushing and conveying and asks, are we learning from past performance?[hr] Truck and shovel operations are currently the staple mining method employed by...


On the skids

[hr]Specialist crash investigator and mine site driving trainer, George Foessel examines the reasons why the condition of road surfaces and driver training are so important to mine site safety.[hr]...

Saraji Miner Suffers Serious Burns From Fire in Truck

A miner from BMA’s Saraji mine, near Dysart, sustained serious burn injuries yesterday morning as a result of a truck fire. According to the CQ News, the man was immediately airlifted to Mackay...

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