- a2k technologies
- Anglo American
- Anthony Lynham
- black lung
- Elizabeth Gaines
- Fortescue Metals Group
- healthy workplace
- mental health
- Newmont Goldcorp Boddington
- NSW Resources Regulator
- physical distancing
- Queensland Government
- Queensland Resources Council
- Rio Tinto
- Royal Flying Doctor Service
- SafeWork NSW
- slide sledge
- smart distancing
- social distancing
- workplace safety
- 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.
- Queensland strengthens explosives laws
The Queensland mining and quarrying industries are set to experience tighter laws surrounding explosives starting this month.
- Hexagon tackles driver drowsiness, microsleeps
Hexagon has used computer vision artificial intelligence to provide real-time monitoring of operating alertness inside the cab.
- Vale to repair damage following Brumadinho disaster anniversary
Vale has reserved $R24.1 billion ($8.4 billion) for reparation actions and indemnities due to the 2019 Brumadinhno dam collapse in Brazil.
- Recovery mission to resume at Henty gold mine
Tasmania Police has stated that it was “highly unlikely” that the missing PYBAR contract worker at the Henty gold mine in Tasmania could have survived a mine collapse.
- Investors launch $19 trillion global tailings database
Norway-based GRID-Arendal has released the world’s first publicly accessible database of mine tailings storage facilities, backed by more than $US13 trillion ($19 trillion) of funds under management.
- Coal inspectors hit the beat at Rockhampton
Two coal mine inspectors have started work to ensure health and safety across mines and quarries near Rockhampton.
- QLD recruits additional mine inspectors
The Queensland Government has boosted the ranks of the state’s mine and quarry inspectors to 46 with four new recruits.