Sunday, June 30, 2013

Rear-Dumper Rollover

Looks like he missed the corner.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Downsized Grader

Looks like the downsizing is spreading.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Downsized Truck

Cost-cutting can hit anywhere. An oldie but a goodie. First saw this picture during the GFC, but I don't think I've posted it to the blog before.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Bucket-Wheel Excavator Collapse



This happened back in 2005. The excavator has since been repaired and put back into service.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Rear Dumper Over Dump

Some photos sent in this week from Kazakhstan. This incident occurred about two years ago.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Bogged 5500 at Burton

According to the email, the excavator sunk so much that rocks were pushed up into the centre pivot, which tore some hydraulic hoses, making recovery very difficult.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Rear-Dumper Over Light Vehicle

I wonder is this shot was set-up. That car doesn't look much like any mine-spec vehicle, and the picture looks too good quality to be from the 60's or 70's. The truck also looks too big to be from that era, or from a quarry.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Siberian Rear-Dumper Over Spoil

From the "Razrez Youzhnyi" ("Southern mine" literally) in Siberia in 2010.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Improper Parking at Tom Price

Some photos from Tom Price in the 1970's. This truck ran off after being parked.