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A Latent Electrical Hazard – An arc flash incident

A team of electricians was removing redundant electrical cables from a 440 volt switchboard at a Pilbara Iron Ore Mine. The task was to remove “Dead – Non-Energised” redundant electrical cables from the switchboard by externally pulling…

Concrete Plinth Structural Failure

A 300 tonne load out bin was being constructed starting with the pouring of 6  concrete plinths to support the bin steel columns. Upon completion of the plinths, the bin steel work was erected starting with the support columns loosely bolted…