The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council is hoping eradicate the threat of dust for mine and quarry workers, as well as workers in other workplace environments, through its new awareness campaign, “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there.”
Queensland has extended its free lung health checks to all of the state’s mine and quarry workers.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is looking to remove personnel from within the proximity of live equipment in up to 90 per cent of common maintenance tasks with its new Elimination of Live Work (ELW) project.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has completed a virtual emergency response exercise with mines from the Cobar and Nyngan areas.