Safety and sustainability drive operational outcomes, according to Newcrest Mining chief development officer Michael Nossal.
BHP has reinforced its commitment to safety after failing to identify the cause of a fatality at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Saraji mine on New Year’s Eve last year.
Fortescue Metals Group plans to use solar power for up to 100 per cent of its daytime energy requirements at the Chichester Hub iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
There is a growing global momentum towards establishing more stringent diesel engine exhaust (DEE) monitoring standards in an attempt to minimise the risk of serious illnesses among underground miners in particular.
The Mines Safety Roadshow, which focusses on promoting on-site risk awareness at mine sites, is again taking place across Western Australia this month.