Western Australia has changed its regulations for diagnosing respirable crystalline silica, requiring employers to provide workers with a computed tomography scan instead of the conventional chest X-ray.
Rio Tinto has declared a second consecutive year of zero fatalities in 2020, despite the changing conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) systems go beyond their traditional functions today, and thanks to the innovation of communication specialist Sepura, this extends to keeping mine workers safe while performing their jobs.
A cabin explosion has occurred as a mine worker was driving a truck in an underground mine in Queensland.
University of Southern Queensland mechanical engineer Toan Dinh has developed sensors that are five to 100 times smaller than the width of a single human hair to help prevent injuries and fatalities on mine sites.