- Anthony Lynham
- immersive technologies
- Iron Ore
- lung disease
- Minerals Council of Australia
- Port Hedland
- Queensland Government
- Queensland Mines Inspectorate
- Queensland Resources Council
- Rio Tinto
- Roy Hill
- skin cancer
- University of Queensland
- Western Australia
- Australian states ramp up silicosis response
Queensland has opened a lung disease hotline for current and former mine and quarry workers in the state.
- Cat autonomous trucks to improve safety at Boddington
Newmont will be the first company to enhance open pit gold mine safety using Caterpillar’s autonomous mining trucks.
- Rio Tinto to put third RFDS jet to flight
Rio Tinto has bought Western Australia’s third Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) jet with a $15 million pledge.
- Young miners at risk of hidden skin cancer
Young Australians are more likely to have skin cancer detected on non-sunburnt parts of their body compared with people over 40, a new study from the University of Queensland has found.
- Why thermal imaging is a hot topic in mining
There are a number of benefits that thermal imaging cameras can bring to a mining operation but perhaps the most salient of these is how they can improve safety.
- Queensland lifts Coronado operation restrictions
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) has allowed Coronado Global Resources to restart all tyre and wheel rim fitting activities at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland.
- Missing Pybar worker recovered at Henty
The Henty gold mine emergency response team has found a Pybar Mining Services worker who has been missing since January this year.
- Dust exposure management requires more than PPE use
While the use of masks may seem protective, it is not always enough to prevent hazardous dust particles from entering the lungs.
- BHP trains apprentices with safety focus
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has recorded the largest intake of apprentices in a number of years in Moranbah, Queensland.
- Cyclone Damien disrupts DeGrussa operations
Sandfire Resources has felt the wrath of Tropical Cyclone Damien after heavy rainfall left a section of the DeGrussa copper-gold mine in Western Australia flooded.
- ICMM strengthens membership requirements
The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has updated its membership requirements, forcing companies to disclose their operational performance on a yearly basis.
- Epiroc, ASI Mining to automate Roy Hill haul trucks
Roy Hill is putting safety first at the Pilbara iron ore mine by signing a contract with Epiroc and ASI Mining to automate its mixed fleet of Hitachi and Cat haul trucks.
- ‘Banal’ factors responsible for Queensland fatalities
Brady Heywood has released a report on Queensland’s mining and quarrying safety performance as part of a state government independent review.
- BHP keeps Port Hedland dust to a minimum
BHP has spent over $400 million to manage dust from pit to port, leading to a significant reduction in dust events over the last eight years.
- Resources sector welcomes new minister
The resources industry has welcomed Queensland Nationals MP Keith Pitt as the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia following Matt Canavan’s resignation from the post.
- Safety companies aid bushfire relief
Protective eyewear company Bollé Safety has joined in the move to ease the impact of the Australian bushfires crisis on affected communities.
- Future of Mining returns to Sydney
The Future of Mining Australia conference will build on its two previous years, taking place at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from March 23-24 with a strategic agenda to deliver a wide range of content spanning the entire mining life cycle that reflects the needs of the industry.
- Immersive Technologies drives OK Tedi performance
Immersive Technologies has partnered with OK Tedi to introduce a new way to assess mining operations, delivering the first fully-integrated Operator Performance Analytics (OPA) system.
- Alcoa receives ASI certification in WA
Alcoa’s sustainability efforts at its Western Australian operations have been recognised on a global level with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certification.
- Tips for protection against coronavirus
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has conducted a third meeting with the disaster management committee, following two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state.