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Coal Induction

Coal Induction Training Keeps Australia`s Mines Safe

Coal InductionCoal induction is a crucial part of training for all mine workers. Because safety is so important in this line of work, making sure that every worker is properly trained in all areas of health and safety practices is something all mining companies should be interested in. Australia has always been ahead of the pack when it comes to mine safety and the approach to safety training is no exception.

Companies are very strict about health and safety practices because productivity is directly related to the health of workers. If you don`t have healthy workers, you can`t turn a profit . . . it`s as simple as that. Australia`s mine industry has been particularly careful about stressing mine safety, applying everything from the latest technology to top of the line training to make sure that its workers are properly equipped.

Mining has many inherent dangers, whether you are working an underground or surface site, and coal induction is the best way to learn the ropes so that you know how to apply health and safety practices on the job. It can mean not only taking responsibility for your own personal safety, but that of your co-workers as well. The result is a workplace that is clean, safe, and functions the way it`s supposed to.

Safety training can cover everything from basic first aid to how to properly comply with workplace practices. You`ll learn how to follow OHS policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment in the mine and how to communicate so that any problems that do occur are handled as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Having coal induction training can also be an important factor in helping you to secure a mining job. Companies are always looking for workers who are properly trained and can be trusted on worksites. Having health and safety training on your resume tells potential employers that you care about doing things right and will be an asset to their operation.

Most health and safety training courses take two days to complete and can be scheduled to fit around your other commitments. There are courses given in cities all across the country, not just those directly associated with the mining industry, so it is easy to find one and get the training you need to start or further your mining career.

There is a lot to learn about life in the mines, and qualified coal induction trainers can help you to adapt on all levels. They`ll teach you everything you need to know about maintaining a safe work environment and tending to your own health. Properly trained miners mean a safer and more productive workplace and that`s a plus for everyone involved.

If you want to get the most out of your mining career, why not look into getting your health and safety training? Fortunately, the process is quick and easy, so there`s no reason not to consider it. Having a strong focus on safety is just another factor that makes the mining industry in Australia stand out in the global market.

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Coal Induction

Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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