How smoother mine haul roads are key to improving productivity across Australia’s mining sector

For Australian-headquartered engineering and solutions company Global Road Technology (GRT), over a decade’s worth of experience in the resources sector delivering infrastructure projects has underlined the importance of smoother mine site haul roads in improving the productivity and profitability of mining operations across the country. Read More
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Industrial manslaughter laws a new era for employers

With South Australia this month flooring a bill to make industrial manslaughter a criminal offence, it brings the state into line with other jurisdictions in Australia, where similar laws are already in place. Read More
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WA launches Mining Industry Summit to drive cultural change in the industry

The Western Australian Government will launch The Mining Industry Summit: Driving Respect in August, bringing together leaders from across industries to drive cultural change in the mining sector. Read More
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Safe to Work September–October: Dust suppression

When it comes to mining, you don’t always find the resource you’re looking for. But what you do get – no matter the ore – is dust. On a mine site, it’s as inevitable as the sunrise. Read More
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Industry reflects on anniversary of ‘Enough is Enough’

The Australian Resources and Energy Employer Association (AREEA) reflects on the progress it has made in addressing sexual misconduct and harassment in the mining industry, as well as the journey still ahead. Read More
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What are the safety values of autonomous mining vehicles?

As Rio Tinto reopens the rail line on which one of its driverless trains derailed last week, the injury-free incident has highlighted the potential safety benefits of autonomous mining vehicles.  Read More
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Serious conveyor accident caused by poor supervision

Resources Safety and Health Queensland safety bulletin has released findings into an incident which occurred at a coal mine in late 2021, when a worker was seriously injured by a conveyor belt. Read More