With remote Australian mine sites often long distances from professional emergency services, on-site emergency response crews need to feel confident handling just about any type of crisis. The Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) held annually in Perth helps them hone their skills and get prepared for a range of scenarios.
Indonesia’s state-owned rail operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) annually moves more than 300 million passengers and some 30 million tonnes of freight. Now, with a major expansion of the network under way, the company is working hard to raise the levels of quality and professionalism.
Weighing in at 140 tonnes and with an 8.1 cubic metre bucket, the Cat 6015B fills a long-standing gap in the Australian hydraulic excavator market. But how does it stack up against its rivals? A new production study conducted in Western Australia’s Goldfields region shows the new Cat easily outperforms the competition for fuel economy and productivity.