Weekly roundup of the best industry news collated by SafetyCulture
Weekly roundup of the best industry news collated by SafetyCulture
Weekly roundup of the best industry news collated by SafetyCulture
By ariel.sammy@safetyculture.io   |  
October 7th, 2016

Weekly Roundup Of The Best Industry News – Friday 7th October

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We’ve put together a compilation of this week’s best industry news so you don’t have to find them yourself. Check back each Friday for the best articles and updates in your industry.

Construction News

First of all we’re starting the week off with bad news. An explosion at a coal mine left at least 18 workers fatally injured. The cause was due to illegal mining methods. Read more here.

An architecture firm in Canada designed a giant inflatable tunnel. It’s purpose is to be used to protect pedestrians from construction work on roads. It is pictured below. Read more here.


GE introduces a digital mine to boost efficiency. The digital mine is said to boost efficiency and drive improved safety and productivity. Read more here.

Hospitality News

Today, 90 different hotel brands are owned by seven different corporate groups. Wow. Read more about the explosion of hotel brands here.

We’ve all heard a good food safety myth before. How many do you know? Test your knowledge here.

Retail News

FedEx anticipates the holiday delivery trends. Find out more here.

Transportation & Logistics News

An edible drone? We’ve heard it all. This humanitarian, aid-delivering drone could save lives. Read more here.

The world’s first driverless city may be in China. Find out more.

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