The Construction & Mining Equipment Industry Group (CMEIG) is a non-profit organisation to represent the construction and mining equipment industry and allied equipment and services on issues impacting on the delivery of business.  

Engineering Working Group

Craig Williams (Clark Equipment) - Convenor

The aim of this group is to:

  • Represent the industry on various Australian standards committees to ensure standards are developed in line with industry requirements.
  • Liaise closely with WorkCover organisations in all States/Territories to ensure government regulations are matched to industry requirements and standards.
  • Advise on all technical issues relating to the operation of construction and mining equipment in regard to such issues as safe working practices and risk assessment.
  • Harmonisation of industry standards and regulations

Reports & papers

Presented below are a range of engineering papers and reports outlining specific safety issues from incidents or researchers.

02 July 2015 ISO_DIS_13031_(E) Download
15 June 2015 Supplying, installing and using quick hitches on excavators or backhoes Download
01 January 2015 Diesel and Marine Emissions Management Strategy Download
26 May 2014 semi-auto-quick-hitches-excavators-backhoes-1158(1) Download
03 December 2010 Advisory Notice - ROPS on excavators Download
16 September 2010 Current Issues - September 2010 Download
30 August 2010 Occupational Noise-induced Hearing Loss in Australia Download
21 June 2010 Current Issues - June 2010 Download
21 June 2010 Advisory Notice - Rated Loads for Wheel Loaders Download
21 June 2010 Advisory Notice - Rated Loads for Backhoe Loaders Download
03 March 2010 Safe Use of Quick Hitches on Excavators Download
21 January 2010 TMA - CMEIG Code of Pra Download
14 August 2009 Position Paper - Quickhitches Download
06 May 2009 Position Paper Withdrawn Australian Standards Download
06 May 2009 Position Paper AS1418.8 Hydraulic Excavators Download
06 May 2009 Position Paper AS1418.8 Earthmoving Equipment Download
09 February 2009 Position Paper - ROPS/FOPS/TOPS Download
29 September 2008 CMEIG Position Paper - Chain Shot Phenomenon Download
29 September 2008 CMEIG Position Paper - Vandal Covers Download
29 September 2008 CMEIG Position Paper - Lifting Lugs Download
29 September 2008 CMEIG Position Paper - Electric devices on Asphalt Pavers Download

Public Reports

NTC Load Restraint Guide - download
Heavy Vehicles – Operating Conditions for oversize and overmass vehicles - download

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