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- Dropsafe partners with Pacific Automation
Dropsafe has announced an exclusive partnership with Victoria-based distributor Pacific Automation that will widen Dropsafe’s regional presence.
- Anglo American surveys female employees over state of facilities
Anglo American’s survey of female equipment and facilities at some of its central Queensland coal mines have created a backlash among its participants, according to CFMEU Mining and Energy.
- Nominations for the 2019 Prospect Awards are open
The 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards, one of Australia’s premier mining industry events, is accepting nominations for the top talent in each category until August 9.
- Newcrest strives to solve staff dehydration
Newcrest Mining is looking into new ways to keep workers hydrated after a random urine test revealed that many staff didn’t start the day with adequate hydration levels.
- BHP builds strong culture through flexible work
Flexible work arrangements have delivered a positive impact on BHP’s culture, according to Australian vice president for planning and technical in minerals, David Ruddell. Ruddell has been able to experience firsthand the benefits of providing his team with the opportunity for flexible work after an internal employee survey revealed more than 60 per cent of … Continue reading BHP builds strong culture through flexible work
- BHP trials breakthrough underground safety technology at Broadmeadow
BHP has moved to improve the safety at its underground mines by launching proximity detection shuttle cars – an Australian first for the coal industry.
- Industry leaders raise opportunities for next-gen female students
Rio Tinto has partnered with the University of Queensland (UQ) to give female students an opportunity to experience life as an engineer for a day.
- Pike River mine re-entry suspended again
The long-awaited re-entry to the Pike River coal mine has been delayed after the New Zealand Government made a commitment to return in November 2018.
- Safe Work to halve exposure limits for respirable dust
Safe Work Australia is expected to recommend that the regulated occupational exposure limits for respirable dust be slashed.
- Women in Industry Awards announce 2019 finalists
The 2019 Women in Industry Awards have revealed finalists from across the mining, engineering, manufacturing, process control and commercial road transport industries. The finalists were selected and evaluated through their success in leadership, innovation and commitment to the sector. Tickets to the 2019 Women in Industry Awards are on sale, with the gala event taking place … Continue reading Women in Industry Awards announce 2019 finalists
- Hummingbird Electronics sensors focus on driver safety
The Hummingbird audio alert system when combined with any dual axis inclinometer offers and unmatched safety solution.
- Peabody considers North Goonyella future after fire impact
Peabody Energy’s financial performance in the March quarter has been dented by a fire that broke out at the North Goonyella coal mine in Queensland.
- Demand for PPE vending machines on the rise
Convenient, ‘vend-ready’ personal protective equipment (PPE) that is dispensed from onsite machines is becoming an increasingly popular option, according to wholesale PPE distributor ProChoice Safety Gear.
- Newcrest releases independent findings on Cadia tailings slump
Newcrest Mining has received the final report from the Independent Technical Review Board (ITRB) following the tailings dam embankment slump at its Cadia gold operation in New South Wales last year.
- Industry majors collaborate on mining automation guideline
Leading miners BHP, Teck Resources and Roy Hill have helped drive a project to develop a guideline for automation systems that could help to improve safety in the mining workplace.
- New taskforce to tackle biggest crisis since asbestosis
The Morrison Government is set to invest $5 million in response to the increasing cases of accelerated silicosis ahead of the federal election.
- Major miners aim to push safety performance to the next level
A Responsible Mining Index (RMI) report into the workplace culture of 30 mining majors has shown that while safety is a priority for the companies involved, there are still several areas that could be improved.
- Cobar underground fire leaves no injury
An agitator truck has caught fire in an underground metals mine in Cobar, causing 19 workers to retreat to refuge chambers while the fire was brought under control.
- Sandvik boosts safety with Newtrax buyout
Sandvik is set to boost its safety offering with the acquisition of Canadian tech company Newtrax.
- Workers to receive protections from workplace bullying, unfair pay
Workers are empowered to seek an order from the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) to stop workplace bullying, according to the final report of the Ministerial Review of the state industrial systems.