- Artificial Intelligence
- deaths and fatalities
- emergency shower
- ET1400 Emergency Tank Shower
- immersive technologies
- Iron Ore
- materials handling
- mine safety
- mining safety
- New South Wales
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Rio Tinto
- Rockwell Automation
- safety products
- Safe Work Australia
- underground mining
- Western Australia
- Alcoa revolutionises mine operations with drone technology
Alcoa continues to pioneer new ways of working with digital tools and is now utilising drones technology to perform its operations across Western Australia.
- Honeywell protects with cut-resistant gloves
Honeywell Industrial Safety has introduced the Rig Dog Cut Resistant (CR) Glove collection that highlights enhanced metacarpal protection.
- European companies roll out electric, hybrid mine car
Germany’s mechanical engineer Paus Hermann Maschinenfabrik has partnered with the Finnish arm of Danish Danfoss in developing electric and hybrid mine vehicle.
- Anglo American, Glencore among top performers in responsible mining report
The Responsible Mining Index (RMI) 2018 assessment has found that many large-scale miners have introduced innovative practices and engaged with partners on responsible mining.
- Rio Tinto seeks safety gains with $1.2bn Pilbara AutoHaul project
Rio Tinto’s fully autonomous train, coined by the mining giant as “the world’s largest and longest robot”, completed its first iron ore delivery last week.
- Komatsu showcases NSW safety initiatives
Employees of Komatsu Mining in Rutherford, New South Wales, have developed an equipment that increases safety of its own people when conducting service work on mining equipment.
- Enware emergency shower wins gold at Good Design Awards
In recognition of its excellence in design and innovation, Enware’s ET1400 Emergency Tank Shower has been awarded a prestigious gold award at this year’s Good Design Awards in the category of ‘Product, Commercial and Industrial’.
- Queensland set for mining safety conference
The 2018 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is set to take place from August 19–22 in Gold Coast. Embracing the theme, ‘Recognising opportunities together’, the event will see up to 700 delegates from the industry in attendance for four days of workshops, presentations, trade displays, a conference dinner and two sets of awards — … Continue reading Queensland set for mining safety conference
- Queensland Government to take proactive steps to reduce diesel exposure
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate is working with underground coal mines to proactively reduce personal diesel particulate matter exposure.
- Deloitte’s top resources industry human capital trends
Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends report is the most extensive to date, with input from more than 11,000 businesses and HR leaders around the world, including 952 from the global energy and resources (E&R) industry.
- Resources industry leaders prioritise wellbeing in the workplace
Wellbeing has been rated as the most important priority by the global energy and resources (E&R) industry in the latest Deloitte Human Capital Trends report.
- New products from Vega aim to make measurement more safe
Vega’s non-contact, continuous level measurement system Vegapuls 69 continues to prove its versatility in bulk solid measuring, being utilised for the purpose of rock crusher level control, a suitably high-risk operation. Placed at a distance above the crushing system, the Vegapuls 69 can accurately measure feeds to the rock crusher despite extreme noise and dust … Continue reading New products from Vega aim to make measurement more safe
- Workplace injury to reduce with advancing automation
Robots and automation will make work safer and reduce workplace injury in Australia over the next 20 years, as revealed in a joint study by Safe Work Australia and CSIRO’s data innovation group Data61.
- OHS rules have gone ‘too far’: survey
More than half (53 per cent) of mining workers believe that OHS rules are “over the top”, a recent Mining People Polling and Media Centre survey shows.
- Mining safety showing global improvement
The amount of mining fatalities among 28 of the world’s 40 largest miners which disclosed their safety statistics has reduced by 37 per cent.
- Nearly half of managers may underreport hand injuries, says safety report
A recent safety report has identified critical trends in safety practices with regards to hand protection in Australia and New Zealand.
- Immersive Technologies forms QLD safety collaboration with Simtars
Immersive Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Simtars to jointly develop training and workforce development solutions for the Queensland resources sector and international markets.
- Intelligent motor control delivers information and safety for mine explosives supplier
The Australian explosives manufacturing industry has earned an enviable reputation as a global leader in the manufacture of explosives, as well as providing the required infrastructure and equipment for the explosives industry both within Australia and around the world.
- How Mastermyne introduced a safety mindset across the company
Mastermyne has taken a relentless approach to improving safety.
- Surge in permanent roles signals mining recovery
Most regions across Australia have experienced an increase in permanent mining roles on jobs portal SEEK, suggesting renewed confidence in the sector following a five-year mining downturn.