Osama Ali (Caterpillar) – 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 regulatory bodies 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

Standardisation Activities

CMEIG is mainly active in the following technical committees of Standards Australia:

ME-063 – Earthmoving Equipment
ME-018 – Mining Equipment
EL-023 – Electrical Equipment in Mines and Quarries

Relevant Australian standardisation activities typically align with ISO standards. A list of earth-moving machinery ISO standards can be viewed at the following link:

ISO TC/127 – Earth-moving machinery
ISO TC/82 – Mining

Currently in development:

DR AS XXXX:XXXX, Earth-moving machinery – Brakes (ISO 3450:2011, MOD) – Ad-hoc Working Group