On 10 Feb 2004, a mine-worker was fatally injured whilst working in the workshop at the Century zinc mine in north-west Queensland. At about midnight 9/10 February, a tyre fitter was working with another person removing an outer rear wheel of a Komatsu 830E haul truck. A sudden release of stored energy from the inner […]
I would just like to thank Gough’s Management Team and a special thanks to Ardie Rankin for putting together a great itinerary on the Australian Trip for Kim and myself. Melbourne CAT Factory First stop was Melbourne and out to the CAT factory where graders are made. They also make digger, loader buckets and truck […]
Safety Incident Report 2004/3 *Conveyor incident *Safety procedures ignored *Interlock not working *More care required
Safety Incident Report 2004/2 *Non-compliant equipment *Guarding recommendations *Interlocks *Potential for serious harm
Safety Incident Report 2004/1 * Footing excavation for new plant * 22,000 volt cable * No site electrical plan * Hazard i.d. / risk assessment not done prior to starting work
Health & Safety Review Meeting – April 20th The annual Health & Safety review Meeting is being sponsored by Rock 2000 and Applied Conveyor and Belting. Date Tuesday April 20th Time 5:30pm Venue Fulton Hogan Reliable Way, Ellerslie Agenda: * Quarry tour to look over rehabilitation works being undertaken on site. * Overview of quarry […]
In 1998 Road Metals Ltd, a company specialising in mobile crushing based in Oamaru secured a four month contract with Stevensons. In Auckland. Don Parker and his band of merry men were based at W Stevenson & Sons East Tamaki Quarry crushing / screening predominantly GAP65 and TNZ40 (Transit M/4 AP40) metal. All the TNZ40 […]
Filling the shoes of Rob Kennington has not been easy. The Canterbury Branch is pleased to announce the appointment of George Mitchell (Metso Minerals) as its new chairman.