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May 11, 2021
Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges laid over Curragh mine death

Charges have been laid over the death of Donald Rabbitt in an incident at the Curragh mine near Blackwater in January 2020. Updated 1.30pm May 11 The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Aaron Guilfoyle, has commenced prosecutions against the mine operator, contractor and a former site senior executive of the coal mine. Mr Rabbitt,… ...

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May 10, 2021
Pitt keen to promote mining careers

Pitt keen to promote mining careers

Young people are missing career opportunities in the resources sector as they are being indoctrinated with the idea there is no future in the industry, according to Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt. Mr Pitt has told an industry podcast that encouraging young Australians to pursue technical and trade careers in the sector is critical to… ...

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May 05, 2021
Aviation jobs boost for Rockhampton

Aviation jobs boost for Rockhampton

The Australian Government has committed $25 million in funding to help Alliance Airlines bring a maintenance and repair facility to Rockhampton. The new facility would bring jobs as well as millions of dollars of investment into Rockhampton economy, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack. Deputy Prime… ...

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May 05, 2021
House by house disaster response

House by house disaster response

The Federal Government is retailing its latest response to natural disaster. The first tranche of a $600m allocation is aimed at strengthening the community house by house.  Immediate funding will support such as bushfire and cyclone proofing houses, building levees and improving the resilience of telecommunications and essential supplies said Prime Minster Scott Morrison. A new… ...

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Apr 06, 2021
Pride of Rockhampton’s fleet set to take the field

Pride of Rockhampton’s fleet set to take the field

The pride of Rockhampton’s civil fleet have arrived in the city. The two new graders and a loader are parked at Rockhampton Regional Council’s Gracemere Depot making up the front row of its road building team. But, they won’t be there for long. The three machines form a significant part of Council’s road network capital… ...

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Apr 05, 2021
Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Partner supplied editorial Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT: Drill and Blast Dust Control, is a two-pronged attack on the hazardous, respirable dust generated from drill and blast activities. The first product, GR...

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Mar 30, 2021
The case of a stuck Suez ship and a delayed western dip

The case of a stuck Suez ship and a delayed western dip

What do a Townsville builder, the Goondiwindi Regional Council and a container ship stuck in the Suez Canal have in common? The answer is a 50m pool. Taylor Builders, trading as TP Aquatic Constructions, has been commissioned to refurbish Goondiwindi’s public pool. Sitting in Italy Managing director Chris Taylor says the system is currently sitting… ...

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Mar 27, 2021
Sandvik introduces Top Hammer XL for surface mining

Sandvik introduces Top Hammer XL for surface mining

Sandvik has launched a new top hammer system for large hole size drilling in surface mining, the Top Hammer XL. The new drilling system is tailored for large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offering a faster, more fuel-efficient and more cost-effective way to drill holes 140 to 178mm (5.5 to 7 inches) in diameter. The manufacturer says the components… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne-based company SEA Electric has kicked off commercial production of electric trucks. Two SEA Electric-badged vehicles, the SEA 300 and SEA 500, based on the Hino 500 Series and Hino 300 Series models, are now available for purchase. The trucks are assembled from semi knocked down (SKD) kits, complete with a fully integrated SEA-Drive power-system… ...

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