Anglo American will purchase a $2 million winder, a mobile truck-mounted emergency egress system, to assist rescue crews in the event miners are trapped underground. The company will wholly fund the purchase for the Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) to use across the Queensland mining industry. Anglo American chief executive of metallurgical coal business Tyler … Continue reading Anglo American scores $2m win for QLD mine safety
Global mining companies have responded to requests to give greater disclosure of details relating to their tailings storage facilities (TSFs).
Anglo American’s survey of female equipment and facilities at some of its central Queensland coal mines have created a backlash among its participants, according to CFMEU Mining and Energy.
A Responsible Mining Index (RMI) report into the workplace culture of 30 mining majors has shown that while safety is a priority for the companies involved, there are still several areas that could be improved.
Anglo American has released its social investment priorities for the next three years for the regions where it operates in Central Queensland. Two common priority areas across all of Anglo American’s operations from 2019 to 2021 are community engagement and well-being. The findings reflect the views of community members consulted about the positive and negative … Continue reading Anglo American prioritises engagement with local Queenslanders
The tailings dam collapse last month at Vale’s Córrego de Feijão iron ore mine in Brazil that killed an estimated 300 people has caused a ripple effect across the global mining industry, prompting response from various Tier 1 mining companies.
A foam dust suppression system manages to significantly reduce workers’ exposure to respirable coal dust where coal, a continuous miner fleet and an underground environment
Anglo American has delivered significant safety benefits to the Dawson coal mine in Queensland, following completion of a drill hole using a remote-operated OD14 overburden semi-autonomous drill.
Anglo American has scooped top honours at the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference Innovation Awards for its Grasstree mine in the Capcoal complex, Queensland. The mining major won the Queensland Mining Industry Innovation Award for a dust suppression system implemented at the site that has seen a 96 per cent reduction in respirable dust … Continue reading Anglo American wins safety award for dust suppression system at Grasstree
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.