Anglo American has responded to Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry’s second report on last year’s Grosvenor underground coal mine incident with $5 million to fund underground mine research.
Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani is confident the company is introducing technology and data analytics as part of its FutureSmart Mining program that make mining practices more sustainable.
Anglo American has permitted a team of its workers to re-enter the Grosvenor mine in Queensland to conduct safety and compliance inspections underground while restoring power and gas monitoring.
Anglo American metallurgical coal business chief executive Tyler Mitchelson understands that no ignition occurred during the coal heating incident at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland last month.
Anglo American has evacuated its workforce from the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland as a safety precaution following elevated gas levels.
Anglo American is on its way to halving water usage at the Aquila coal mine in Queensland by 2030 with the introduction of two reverse osmosis water treatment plants.
Anglo American plans to inject $240 million into the development of its Aquila coal mine in Queensland to set a new safety standard at the site.
Anglo American is focussing on transitioning its portfolio to cleaner metals and minerals as part of the company’s sustainability plan.
Anglo American has developed the world’s first remote multi-pass drill at the Dawson coal mine in Queensland as it transitions to controlling the site from a remote operations centre.
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.