- Australian bushfire relief
- Bill Johnston
- climate change
- cyber security
- FIFO workers
- Fortescue Metals Group
- industrial manslaughter
- Internet of things
- lung disease
- Mark McGowan
- mental health
- Minerals Council of Australia
- mine safety
- National Safe Work Month
- remote monitoring
- Safework Australia
- SafeWork NSW
- University of Queensland
- Western Areas
- Western Australian government
- Monadelphous achieves historic safety record
Monadelphous’ engineering construction division has recorded its strongest safety performance in the company’s history, with zero recordable injuries for 12 consecutive months during the 2020 financial year.
- Fortescue workers receive Lifeline support
Fortescue Metals Group has embarked on a month-long roadshow to promote mental health across its Pilbara operations in Western Australia.
- SafetyCulture Summit 2020: From Surviving to Thriving
To help businesses prepare for 2021, global technology company SafetyCulture is bringing together some of the sharpest and innovative minds for a virtual event: SafetyCulture Summit 2020: From Surviving to Thriving.
- Businesses operate with expired qualifications, licenses
Up to 85 per cent of companies have unknowingly let mandatory health and safety training qualifications and licenses expire or are missing evidence.
- WA health safety bill increases employer penalties
The Western Australian Government has passed its Work Health and Safety Bill through the Legislative Council.
- MinRes on path to reduce diesel reliance
Mineral Resources (MinRes) is assessing its climate-related risks and opportunities due to the growing expectations of its investors.
- Western Areas guards against bushfire threats
Western Areas has completed further controlled burns at the Forrestania nickel operation in the Goldfields region of Western Australia to brace for future fire seasons.
- ABB, IBM to prevent against cyber attacks
ABB is combining its process control systems with IBM’s security platforms to help industrial operators to improve their security.
- ARC Skid facilitates personal communication on site
Aqura Products and Engineering has introduced a communications solution for remote mine workers in small camps that supports performance and wellbeing.
- ICMM releases guidance for COVID-19 recovery
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has developed a framework to help mining companies grow their resilience after COVID-19 eases.
- What you need to know about reducing risks of lung disease
For many years the focus was on safety at mine sites with prevention of injuries and fatalities. Now there is growing awareness that long term health issues such as lung damage from dust has gone under the radar.
- Mount Gibson tightens Koolan Island travel safety
Mount Gibson Iron has commissioned a $20 million airstrip that is expected to bring safety benefits to the Koolan Island iron ore operation in Western Australia.
- BHP addresses bacteria growth at Nickel West
BHP has reported an elevated level of aerobic bacteria at its Nickel West operations in Western Australia.
- QLD inspectorate urges coal miners to check FRAS equipment
Queensland’s chief inspectorate of coal mines is calling on site executives to audit fire resistant anti-static (FRAS) equipment after two products failed to meet fire and electrical resistance standards.
- Newcrest combats mental health with Thinking Well program
Newcrest Mining has introduced a program called Thinking Well to address mental health and the challenges COVID-19’s had on its employees.
- ConSite Mine to improve machinery safety, life cycle
Hitachi and Wenco International Mining Systems have joined forces to create ConSite Mine, a program that allows operators to remotely monitor machines 24/7 using data analytics.
- Australian mining leads on cutting emissions through technology
The Australian Government’s energy technology roadmap offers a practical focus on mobilising an array of technologies which can sustainably support a net zero emissions future.
- Caterpillar enhances operator safety with Next Generation truck
Caterpillar has continued a 35-year tradition with the announcement of the newest 785 mining truck, the Next Generation Cat 785 which will be available from 2021.
- Industry invited to address risks of mining emerging hotspots
The mining industry has been urged to address the risks associated with mining resources that are essential to a low carbon future.
- National Safe Work month shines light on safety hazards
Health and safety authorities across the states are putting a spotlight on National Safe Work Month this October.