BHP has set an emission reduction target for its operations that takes safety risks that could arise from severe weather events and changes in climate patterns into account.
With mental health challenges for mine workers increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has stepped up to provide more support for its workforce.
BHP is set to partner with Novum Energy to recycle mining truck tyres for the first time in Australia.
BHP has helped the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) to transport more than 100 coronavirus patients across Western Australia, having provided the organisation with a $2 million donation.
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BHP has used wearable technology to allow its Perth-based teams to assist auto electricians and mechanical fitters on-site from 1300 kilometres away.
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.
International Council of Mining & Metals (ICMM) member companies have spent more than $US315 million combined in their global response to COVID-19 pandemic so far.
BHP has stressed that the vigilant protection of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities from COVID-19 should continue as restrictions begin to ease in Australia.
The Austmine 2021 conference is set to focus on harnessing intelligence in mining, with the support of BHP as its principal sponsor.
BHP has temporarily paused operations at its Jimblebar iron ore mine in Western Australia to reinforce safety requirements after a number of “low-level injuries” at the site.
BHP chief executive Mike Henry believes the company has performed at its best at some operations under COVID-19 conditions.
BHP has considered further coronavirus testing methods for its employees in addition to screening tools that are in place across the sites.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) focus on introducing automation has increased after two dump trucks collided at an intersection on the main haul road at the Saraji mine in Queensland on ANZAC day.
Mining companies such as Glencore and BHP have ramped up their efforts to prevent and treat coronavirus in Australia.
BHP has struck a partnership with health care providers in Queensland to support the capacity of on the ground health services by developing and servicing COVID-19 testing centres in central Queensland.
A BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) employee at the Blackwater coal mine in Queensland has been cleared of his coronavirus diagnosis.
BHP has introduced four key ways to focus on mental wellbeing as employees work under the uncertainty and instability of the coronavirus outbreak.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has tightened its travel restrictions for mining employees following the Queensland Government’s latest measure on border controls.