MSHA issues safety alert after rash of electrocutions

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration is reminding miners to stay clear of the line of electrical fires after three miners were electrocuted in a 10-day period. The agency said that, on January 27, two truck drivers were electrocuted after an overhead power line came in contact with their trucks. They exited their cabs only to come in contact…

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Philippi-Hagenbuch launches rear-eject body for Volvo A60H

Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. has expanded its rear-eject engineering capabilities to include the largest articulated haul truck on the market – the Volvo A60H. The trucks feature a body volume of 43.9 cubic yards with a 2:1 heap ratio, making these rear ejects 50% larger than the most common rear-eject bodies available. In partnership with G.W. Van Keppel, a dealership based in…

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