A spokesperson from Anglo American has informed Safe to Work that elevated gas readings that occurred on the Grosvenor mine site on June 8 “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Anglo American has withdrawn its personnel following a change in the underground environment at its Grasstree mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.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.
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.