IMAGE GALLERY: Highwalls falling on trucks, dozers

Mining is a dangrous occupation.

Here's a round up of Mining Mayhem's posts showing highwalls taking out bulldozers, mining trucks and excavators.

Mt Owen highwall failure. See the full gallery.

A highwall collapses on a shovel and haul truck. See the full gallery.

Another dozer taken out by a highwall. Place and date not revealed.

Highwall collapses on CAT 980G while digging at the base of a sand quarry along the California coast. See more images.

Video of a highwall falling on an excavator.