Machine > Maintenance

Machinery to enhance safety in decommissioning, repurposing and construction tasks

20 October, 2021

A new range of machinery has been designed to support the Australasian mining, energy and construction sectors as they carry out the decommissioning and repurposing of obsolete plant.


New forklift series enhances operator safety and ergonomics

08 October, 2021

A new series of forklifts has been developed for a range of applications, to enhance operator safety, comfort and ergonomics.


Tech company raises funds for AI start-up to boost workplace safety

06 October, 2021

Unleash live, an AI video analytics platform, has announced a Series A funding round, led by SafetyCulture, to fuel the growth of its A.I. Apps Store.


Safe Work Australia publishes WHS guidance for concrete pumping

13 September, 2021

Safe Work Australia has published guidance to help PCBUs manage the work health and safety risks associated with concrete pumping on construction sites.


Fasteners secure safe comminution equipment setup

11 August, 2021

A new way of securing vibrating screen and crusher motor bolts has been developed, thereby saving time previously taken to install industrial comminution equipment.


Company fined $133K after worker injured by falling ramp

06 August, 2021

A demolition company has been fined $133,000 after a worker was seriously injured by the falling ramp of a low loader trailer.


Drilling company fined $375K after worker crushed by truck

28 July, 2021

A South Coast drilling company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a truck in October 2017.


Plant Assessor machinery compliance and risk assessment software

14 July, 2021

Plant Assessor is a machinery safety platform that helps users ensure that machinery is safe for use and meets all legal compliance requirements.


Siemens Sicharge electric charging stations for mines

17 June, 2021

Siemens Australia and Murray Engineering have developed an electric vehicle charging station that can be used both above and below ground in mines.


Image-generating tech boosts construction site safety

10 June, 2021

Monash University researchers have filed a patent for technology that can generate thousands of images of construction machinery to streamline construction safety.


Driving down the risk of falls from vehicles

13 May, 2021

SafeWork SA has urged drivers to report damaged equipment to their employers, after data revealed that falls from trucks caused 18 serious injuries in 2020.


Machinery compliance: ensuring your safety system is up to spec

07 May, 2021 by Matt Turner, Managing Director, Plant Assessor

Safety legislation in Australia means that machinery compliance is a mandatory requirement, and for good reason.


Preventative maintenance for the smart mine

01 April, 2021

Preventative maintenance is a worthwhile investment and very effective when the costs of lost productivity and human injury are brought into the equation.


The link between heavy vehicle maintenance and road safety

01 April, 2021

A report has analysed the link between vehicle standards and safety performance, revealing that maintaining vehicles can improve road safety and minimise risk.


Underground truck crash sees goldminer fined $150,000

18 March, 2021

Northern Star Resources has been fined $150,000 after two workers were injured in an underground vehicle collision.


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