Heart of Australia’s medical clinics on wheels have visited the Queensland towns of Middlemount, Moura, Theodore and Banana for the first time.
The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry has postponed public hearings into the gas ignition event at Anglo American’s Grosvenor mine until March next year.
Anglo American plans to introduce remote operations across its Queensland coal mines to improve safety and control plans following a gas ignition event at the Grosvenor mine in May.
Anglo American is reconsidering its plan to deliver 24 million tonnes of coal from the Moranbah-Grosvenor complex in Queensland by 2022, should it not have the ability to deliver safely.
Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani has revealed that a gas ignition event at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland may have started with a fall in the waste area of the site.
Anglo American is anticipating a safe restart of the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland for the second half of next year.
Anglo American is considering longwall automation as a way to improve safety at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland.
The Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry will commence public hearings next month after being set up following Anglo American’s gas ignition event at the Grosvenor coal mine.
An Anglo American spokesperson has informed Safe to Work that elevated gas readings that occurred at the Grosvenor mine site last month “may have been an indicator of a brief ignition event.”
The Indigenous community of Provincial in Colombia has disputed human rights allegations launched at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world, Cerrejón.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.
Anglo American has reported an increase in gas levels at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland due to the oxidation of coal while mining activities have been suspended.
The Queensland Government has appointed a mine safety board of inquiry to investigate more than 40 methane gas incidents in Queensland’s underground coal mines since mid-2019.
The Queensland Mines Inspectorate (QMI) is progressing an investigation into a gas ignition event that shut down Anglo American’s Grosvenor coal mine earlier this month.
Anglo American has confirmed an ignition of methane took place at the Grosvenor underground coal mine in central Queensland last week.
Anglo American has withdrawn its personnel following a change in the underground environment at its Grasstree mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
It is a good time to be at Mitchell Services – the company has been named Epiroc Contract Miner of the Year at the 2019 Prospect Awards in the same year the brand turned 50.
People, technology, culture, lowering energy costs and increasing exploration are some of the key topics discussed at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) for building a more sustainable industry.
Anglo American saw over 5000 workers in Queensland stand down for its Global Safety Day program and dedicated discussions on safety.
Safe to Work is proud to announce the finalists for next month’s Australian Mining Prospect Awards in Brisbane.