Sunday, September 30, 2012

Rear-Dumper Into Wall

I'm impressed at the amount of damage here. The truck must have been doing some speed. Sent it by a reader.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Delicately Balanced Excavator

Sent in by a reader this week.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Wheel Motor Failure

These great photos were sent in a couple of weeks ago by a reader. The come from a copper mine in Zambia.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Marion 8900 Dragline Recovery

Received these photos a few weeks ago from a reader. They show the recovery of a Marion 8900 dragline from a bench failure.

Compare this dragline recovery to Norwich Park's.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Mining Memes

I don't normally link to other sites, but this one is funny. There's a new Mining Meme's page on Facebook, which puts the standard internet memes into a mining situation, and adds some new mining ones to the mix.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Saraji Blast Damage

This incident happened last Monday, at the Saraji Mine. I didn't get any other details, so if you know, please comment below.

Edit 7/9/12: Additional photo sent in.