Digitizing Mining Machines
EMESRT (Earthmoving Equipment Safety Round Table) is a global initiative in the mining industry that promotes the safe and responsible use of earthmoving equipment. The organization focuses on identifying and addressing the root causes of accidents and incidents involving earthmoving equipment in mining operations, and promoting best practices for their prevention.
In a watershed moment for Mining in South Africa, Vehicle Intervention Controls (Level 9) for diesel powered trackless mobile machinery (TMM) have been regulated and signed off by the Minister of Mineral, Resources and Energy in the Government Gazette dated 21st of December 2022, volume 690, number 47790.
The South Deep gold mine is owned and operated by Gold Fields and is located