Non-essential fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) travel in Queensland’s resources sector will be limited until January 22 despite a 72-hour lockdown being lifted in Greater Brisbane.
BHP principal, mining systems in technology, Chirag Sathe expands on the vision for autonomous mining to bring greater safety to mine sites.
BHP has joined forces with the Australian and Western Australian governments to improve road and rail safety in the Pilbara region.
The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) intends to make vehicle collision avoidance technology available to mining companies by 2025.
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has developed a framework to help mining companies grow their resilience after COVID-19 eases.
BHP has reported an elevated level of aerobic bacteria at its Nickel West operations in Western Australia.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the entire globe, changing the way people work and live, including the mining industry. Safe to Work investigates how the mining industry has supported the Australian economy during a time of crisis.
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.