Six cases of scarlet fever have been reported at two BHP iron ore mine sites in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
A cyclone that made landfall at the northwest coast of Western Australia over the March 23-24 weekend has caused shipping issues for Tier 1 miners such as BHP and Rio Tinto.
Iron ore miner Vale said external auditors have refused to renew stability certificates for its 13 dams and four dikes in Brazil following another tailings dam collapse at its Brumadinho mine in Minas Gerais in January this year.
Martin Engineering has stressed the requirement to control fugitive material associated with conveyors for improved safety and productivity.
Two powerful cyclones that hit the Australian coast over the weekend have resulted in several suspensions of mining operations and public evacuations.