Monthly Archives: March 2021

Mining Machinery Resources sector, mining machinery demand strong despite COVID-19

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Mining Machinery Resources sector with COVID-19 has greatly impacted the Australian mining sector and the wider capital equipment industry. State lockdowns and the threat of COVID-19 forced many mining companies to make tough decisions regarding health screening and sanitisation, as well as face external pressures such as travel restrictions, fieldwork interruptions and contractual or joint […]

Franna – Do I need a crane license to operate a Franna Crane?

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To work any portable non-slewing cranes, for example, a franna crane, you should acquire the suitable crane ticket or license. This sort of crane license joins any machine with a blast or jib that doesn’t pivot or slew, for example, a franna crane. In Queensland, there are various classes of franna crane tickets accessible and […]

Cat drives productivity with updated 992 wheel loader

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Cat has released its new 992 wheel loader, offering significant jumps in productivity and efficiency for mining applications. The Cat 992 wheel loader is powered by the Cat C32B engine and offers up to a 32 per cent gain in productivity. Cat has also designed the 992 wheel loader to have a 48 per cent […]

People at Work tool launched across Australia

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Australia’s only validated psychosocial risk assessment tool, People at Work, is up and running on a new free, digital platform thanks to work health and safety regulators and leading researchers. Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) Chair, Martyn Campbell, today launched the free digital platform dedicated to mentally healthy workplaces. “Workplaces have a duty to […]