A spokesperson from Anglo American has informed Safe to Work that elevated gas readings that occurred on the Grosvenor mine site on June 8 “may have been an indicator of a brief ignition event.”
The use of emerging technologies can set up Australia’s copper mines to be emission free over the next 30 years, according to a report by the University of Sydney’s Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering.
New amendments to the New South Wales work health and safety laws now include gross negligence under a category one offence.
International Council of Mining & Metals (ICMM) member companies have spent more than $US315 million combined in their global response to COVID-19 pandemic so far.
The passing of a 30-year-old miner in the Queensland mining town of Blackwater has been found to be unrelated to COVID-19.