- Anglo American
- Artificial Intelligence
- Boart Longyear
- Bowen Basin
- coal mine
- conveyor safety
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Gold Fields
- Iron Ore
- Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines
- Mt Isa
- Newcrest Mining
- Oz Minerals
- Queensland Government
- Renewable Energy
- safety reset
- social licence
- South Australia
- University of Queensland
- Epiroc, Orica to develop semi-automated explosives system
Orica and Epiroc are working to bring automated blasting to mines by 2020, as they join forces to develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system.
- Coal miners warned of fire safety after Yallourn breach
Earth Resources Regulation has warned coal mine operators of fire safety ahead of the high fire danger period this summer.
- Perenti workforce evacuates site after Burkina Faso attack
An attack on Semafo’s Bongou mine convoy in Burkina Faso, West Africa last week has caused its operations to remain suspended.
- Anglo American, Gold Fields tip sustainability as key to investor support
People, technology, culture, lowering energy costs and increasing exploration are some of the key topics discussed at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) for building a more sustainable industry.
- Rattlejack addresses danger of falling drill rods
Mining safety equipment producer Rattlejack has launched a high-speed, high-impact plugging device for underground mining from Victoria’s own backyard in Bendigo.
- LINX Cargo Care VR technology grabs global attention
The LINX Cargo Care Group has been recognised for its commitment to safety, innovation and diversity at two awards nights coming up this month.
- South Australia to welcome BHP-backed clean energy centre
South Australia will host an industry-backed training ground for minerals industry experts in the areas of sensing and data science.
- Newcrest pushes safety aspect of earning social licence
Safety and sustainability drive operational outcomes, according to Newcrest Mining chief development officer Michael Nossal.
- Queensland passes protest laws to ensure safety
The Queensland Government has introduced dangerous attachment device laws to prevent protesters from using devices that have the potential to injure others and themselves.
- Bauxite mining most vulnerable to socio-political risks
Environmental, social and governance risks have the potential to impact future mining operations, according to the University of Queensland.
- X marks the spot for DYNA conveyor guards
DYNA Engineering is revolutionising conveyor safety with its new high density polythyelene (HDPE) conveyor guards.
- AI to assist workers with dangerous tasks
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to drastically alter societies with its impact on economic and social structures.
- Fire safety heating up at Glencore Mt Isa
Glencore has taken steps to improve fire safety at its Mt Isa copper operations in Queensland, updating its transformer fluid to a synthetic option.
- BHP pledges to solve Saraji safety concern
BHP has reinforced its commitment to safety after failing to identify the cause of a fatality at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Saraji mine on New Year’s Eve last year.
- Fortescue sets new renewable energy standard in Pilbara
Fortescue Metals Group plans to use solar power for up to 100 per cent of its daytime energy requirements at the Chichester Hub iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
- Students zoom in on rehabilitation at Boddington and Greenbushes
Australian and Canadian university students recently completed a week-long field course, focussing on improving environmental management during mine rehabilitation, visiting sites including Newmont Goldcorp Boddington gold mine and Talison Lithium’s Greenbushes mine.
- Thyssenkrupp services exceeds 1000 injury free days
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia has reached a significant milestone in its journey to safety excellence, with its services department achieving over 1000 lost time incident (LTI) free days.
- Anglo American commits thousands of workers to annual safety talks
Anglo American saw over 5000 workers in Queensland stand down for its Global Safety Day program and dedicated discussions on safety.
- Prospect Award winners 2019: Glencore takes Excellence in Mine Safety
The winners of the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been announced at Moda Events in Brisbane.Th
- KCGM champions safety initiatives across operations
Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines’ (KCGM) most recent safety innovation award recipients have donated $12,000 to three local organisations.