Sunday, June 24, 2012

Dragline Bench Failure

Another dragline bench failure from the past. Does anyone know what site it's from?

Sunday, June 17, 2012

HME over LV

I don't know what site this is from, but it looks like another very lucky operator.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Coal Reclaimer Collapse

These amazing photos were sent in this week by a reader. They're from an incident that occured on the 25th of May, at the Itaguai port in Brazil.

10 people were on this reclaimer as it was preparing for maintenance. Fortunately, all escaped serious injury.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Ejected Drill Rig

More great photos sent in last week from WA. A brand new Drillcorp Western Deephole Diamond Drill rig was being delivered to a Rio Tinto exploration site in the Pilbara.

From the description:
Apparently the driver stalled it on the hill....tried to do a hill-start....cocked it up and shunted the truck so hard it broke the chains holding the rig to the flatbed.....then the drill slid backward before falling off to the side !!! Brand Spankers !!!