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- Fortescue Metals Group
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- Queensland Government
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- Rio Tinto
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- BMA calls for transition to automated haul trucks following incident
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) focus on introducing automation has increased after two dump trucks collided at an intersection on the main haul road at the Saraji mine in Queensland on ANZAC day.
- Mining companies pitch in to beat virus challenges
Mining companies such as Glencore and BHP have ramped up their efforts to prevent and treat coronavirus in Australia.
- Health truck brings lung checks to remote QLD workers
The Queensland Government has awarded a contract to build and operate a mobile health service to Heart of Australia in a bid to bring lung health checks to regional mine workers.
- Showcasing hero clients to promote your business
Prime Creative Media offers this advice on how to use case studies in a B2B marketing strategy.
- BHP invests in COVID-19 centres in Queensland
BHP has struck a partnership with health care providers in Queensland to support the capacity of on the ground health services by developing and servicing COVID-19 testing centres in central Queensland.
- Western Australian miners to pay lighter safety levy
The Western Australian Government is set to reduce the mines safety levy by 20 per cent starting from July.
- Mining companies can share safety supplies, says ACCC
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the green light for resources companies to source and share essential safety supplies so they can continue operating through the coronavirus pandemic.
- Rio Tinto strengthens communications between bauxite operations
Rio Tinto Aluminium is determined to keep Australian operations going during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Fortescue caters to Pilbara Aboriginal communities’ needs
Fortescue Metals Group has worked with partner companies to support the Aboriginal communities in Western Australia amid the coronavirus crisis.
- How to get the most out of digital marketing during COVID-19
We outline the two key drivers marketers should focus on in aligning their digital strategy in the face of the Coronavirus crisis.
- Bat Booth 2.0 reduces on-site virus transmission risk in heavy industry
Bat Booth 2.0 uses temperature checks to help protect workers from viral infections and heat stress, while reducing the risk of dust diseases such as coal workers pneumoconiosis, silicosis and farmer’s lung.
- WA EPA urges companies to publish emission reduction targets
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has demanded large emitters publish their reduction targets in future proposals in an updated greenhouse gas guidance.
- Vale could withdraw use of Brazilian tailings dams
Vale plans to invest up to $US100 million ($157.66 million) in a Brazilian technology that will reduce the use of dams.
- Resources sector launches national COVID-19 campaign
Resources sector councils have joined forces to deliver a national television and digital campaign to spread the sector’s coronavirus safety protocols.
- Laboratory error cited for BMA employee’s false diagnosis
A BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) employee at the Blackwater coal mine in Queensland has been cleared of his coronavirus diagnosis.
- Rio Tinto’s FIFO workers to undergo on-the-spot airport screening
Rio Tinto has introduced rapid screening trials at Perth Airport in a bid to further reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. This is part of its “five-layer screening process”, which identifies those at the airport who are at a higher risk of having a viral illness through a blood sample. The sample is taken through … Continue reading Rio Tinto’s FIFO workers to undergo on-the-spot airport screening
- Rio Tinto Aluminium manufactures hand sanitiser to combat coronavirus
Rio Tinto Aluminium has transformed its laboratory spaces in Australia and New Zealand into spaces for chemists and researchers to develop hand sanitiser during the coronavirus pandemic.
- NSW regulator urges organisations to refresh coronavirus measures
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has continued to monitor the implementation of safety controls in managing the risk of coronavirus transmission at mine sites.
- PPE, manufacturing industries called on to support health sector
The personal protective equipment (PPE) supply chain has experienced a boost as Queensland Health stocks up on face shields to protect the community from the coronavirus.
- BHP prioritises staff mental health during coronavirus pandemic
BHP has introduced four key ways to focus on mental wellbeing as employees work under the uncertainty and instability of the coronavirus outbreak.