The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is seeking community feedback on two draft updated guidelines that provide advice on recommended industry separation distances and landfill buffers.
Volvo CE introduces collision mitigation system for wheel loaders
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has launched its collision mitigation system for Volvo wheel loaders – an automatic braking feature that supports operator response and helps reduce the risk or consequences of collision when working in reverse.
Through the safety lens
Chris Georgiou, managing director at TASC Solutions, writes about the best approaches for hazard identification and prevention.
Australia’s first silica dust code of practice approved for QLD
Queensland’s Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has approved the state’s new code of practice for managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in construction and manufacturing of construction elements.
Saving lives with Heart of Australia
Heart of Australia head of operations Ewan Wylie spoke to Quarry about the importance of health surveillance for quarry and mining workers.
Kinder mechanical engineer Jack Cain discusses processes to control the exposure of dust in quarrying operations.
Vapes and E-Cigarettes linked to spontaneous combustion events
Vapes and E-cigarette devices have been linked to spontaneous combustion events in the US, UK and Australia over the last 12 months. Read more
Keep your cyber security strong
The Victorian Government has urged all sectors, including mining and resources, to establish strong security culture following advice from Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
WA resources sector cracks down on alcohol consumption
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) and its member companies have introduced guidelines to limit alcohol consumption at on-site accommodation facilities across the resources sector.
Managers wanted at Melbourne quarry
Castella Quarries has advertised two job vacancies on a countryside quarry north-east of Melbourne, as the company expands across its hard rock resource with a 100-year lifespan.