I also learned how to operate industrial vacuum trucks and water tanker trucks. Borax, a commonly used mineral, is a component of many detergents, cosmetics, and enamel glazes. Rio Tinto has been reprimanded after a serious safety incident at one of its iron ore mines in Western Australia's Pilbara region. I am capable of performing tower work, as a tower mechanic at gas plants, and power plants. I can operate industrial generators and compressors.
This was nothing more than Meter Hungry companies putting profits before people. We're only asking for what's fair. While in the warehouse, I also performed maintenance on equipment as needed. The job sites were in state,as well as out of state. In all of the employment opportunities that i have been given, I have started from the bottom and worked my way up.
It said the accident happened when the vehicle collided with the truck on a single lane access ramp while trying to exit the area. Both deaths were caused by behaviour and failing to adhere to safety standards. I had to take inventory of meters,and parts that were associated with the meters; as well as being in charge of ordering the necessary parts and meters. Also from time to time, I would cover for the water operators, and run the water plant as needed. This is a great opportunity to showcase your skills operating haul trucks on a busy mine site with modern technology. .
According to early incident reports released by , the haul truck driver killed was 28 year old. While doing this, we would also haul waste to the mine. This equipment included street sweepers, industrial rollers,forklifts and back hoes. I also had to make sure that the amount of water flow was accurate, and working as required. The inclined ramp was part of the haul road from the pit operations to the crusher. It was dragged 40 metres before the two occupants radioed the driver, who pulled to a stop. Its sad when someone dies at work , I was living in Parraburdoo when there was a truck incident that resulted in a fatality.
Then this muppet failed to crest and coast and chose not hit the service brake at 25Km. Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. We are proud to be professional truck drivers and proud of the service we provide. In 2016, 32-year-old diesel fitter Lee Buzzard was also killed at the site while working on a drill head. The ramp had a down grade between 8% and 10%, and a length from crest to toe of 1250 m.
I was also trained to unload cargo from a truck with hand trucks and pallet jacks. I traveled a long way to speak and I hope that by sharing my struggles the Board of Directors will open its eyes and see that injustice happening in Rio Tinto's supply chain every day. I have worked in coal mines and power plants, operating a wide range of heavy equipment; including backhoes, track hoes, crane trucks, front end loaders, dump trucks, hydro vac units, pump trucks, forklifts, and much more. Over the last twenty years maintaining and improving mine safety has become a non-negotiable characteristic of responsible and ethical mining companies throughout Australia and the broader Asia Pacific region. I ins pected product load for accuracy and safely transported it around the warehouse. I have some knowledge on fracturing wells, and I am well versed in isolation. The drivers, who are employed by Rio Tinto's contract drayage carrier California Cartage Express, a division of , attended the meeting with Teamster officials to demand an end to wage theft due to their misclassification as independent contractors rather than employees and enforcement of the Rio Tinto's in their U.
Without us, America would stop. I have shown others, as well as myself that I am a fast learner, and I always strive for excellence. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. During my employment, I improved in my skills and knowledge and moved up in position to the production side, where i learned skills like sand blasting, industrial maintenance , and hydro blasting. I am currently employed at a mine in Salt Lake city Utah. In every job I have had,I have had the goal of bettering myself.
Its plain and simple they are losing all their experienced operators because of the way they treat their staff and they are not providing adequate training to the new operators. Real classy calling the dead guy a muppet, seriously? Following the completion of the retrofit projects autonomous trucks will represent about 30 per cent of the fleet. Rio should immediately replace the head of safety. The Department of Mines and Petroleum said the four-wheel drive entered the bulking-in work area in the stockyards, without following access procedures. Rio Tinto Salt Lake City , Utah Heavy Haul Driver I am currently employed for the second largest mining operation in the world.
I helped build that haul raod in about 94. In a statement, Rio said all those involved were able to exit their vehicles safely, however the company was conducting an in-depth investigation. With the dedicated support from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, community, and faith allies, we are fighting to change the logistics industry so we can win justice for ourselves and our families. Retard speed control devices should be engaged during the ramp descent. I have also worked in the Oil and Gas industry.