Sunday, December 25, 2011

Saraji Dragline 22 Broken Boom

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope Santa didn't bring you any broken booms. Can any readers out there fill in some more information on when this occured?

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bucket-Wheel Excavator Picks Up Dozer

Those bucket-wheel excavators are very hungry.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Bucket-Wheel Excavator Collapse

This is the only other collapsed bucket-wheel excavator I've seen, apart from Goonyella-Riverside's famous incident. It looks like it might be part of a coal stacker-reclaimer system.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Highwall Collapse Onto Rear Dumper

Otherwise known as 'speed loading the truck'.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Giant Flyrock

That is an amazingly large rock. Someone was very lucky that they weren't sitting in that lounge chair.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Hole Punch

How do you punch a perfect hole into a truck tyre? Like this:

This was done by the Hope Downs mine, on one of their 777 water trucks.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Truck Transport

Only in America.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Caught Up Rear-Dumper

We've had some rear-dumpers that have been caught up on objects before, but never with these results.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Drowned Bucket-Wheel Excavator

All I know about these photos is that it occurred in March 2007.

Look at this picture. Three BWE's in one shot!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Drive-off Ramp

In this week's series of photos, it looks like an RD has driven of a ramp onto the pit floor below. This is the worst kind of accident; the completely avoidable accident.