Safe to Work is proud to announce the finalists for next month’s Australian Mining Prospect Awards in Brisbane.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Saraji team has invented an alternative way of pulling mobile equipment across the mining industry to reduce a manual handling risk.
BHP will partner with explosives supplier Dyno Nobel, to invest in a blast technology research program to improve safety and productivity across its Australian operations.
BHP has launched a training program “The School of Rock” at its Olympic Dam site in South Australia, which is dedicated to training people without mining experience.
BHP’s Mt Arthur coal mine near Muswellbrook has committed the largest safety undertaking accepted in New South Wales following a breach in August 2017.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) will take part in the current Queensland-wide safety reset following three fatalities at the sites in the past five years.
BHP has implemented “transformational” technologies that drive safer operations across its Western Australian mine sites, including the Jimblebar and Yandi mines in the Pilbara.
A number of mining majors, including Fortescue Metals Group, BHP, Rio Tinto and South32, got together in the Hydrogens and Mines Summit in Western Australia to explore opportunities presented by renewable hydrogen.
Global mining companies have responded to requests to give greater disclosure of details relating to their tailings storage facilities (TSFs).
Flexible work arrangements have delivered a positive impact on BHP’s culture, according to Australian vice president for planning and technical in minerals, David Ruddell. Ruddell has been able to experience firsthand the benefits of providing his team with the opportunity for flexible work after an internal employee survey revealed more than 60 per cent of … Continue reading BHP builds strong culture through flexible work
BHP has moved to improve the safety at its underground mines by launching proximity detection shuttle cars – an Australian first for the coal industry.
Leading miners BHP, Teck Resources and Roy Hill have helped drive a project to develop a guideline for automation systems that could help to improve safety in the mining workplace.
Six cases of scarlet fever have been reported at two BHP iron ore mine sites in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
A cyclone that made landfall at the northwest coast of Western Australia over the March 23-24 weekend has caused shipping issues for Tier 1 miners such as BHP and Rio Tinto.
Two powerful cyclones that hit the Australian coast over the weekend have resulted in several suspensions of mining operations and public evacuations.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released a detailed timeline of the events that led to the derailment of a runaway BHP iron ore train in the Pilbara last November.
BHP states the race is on for a gender-balanced boardroom, and importantly, a gender-balance of employees.
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.
Australia is in the midst of cyclone season and it pays to be on guard. Safe to Work looks at how mine sites can be affected.
Not just for gaming, the booming VR and AR technology industries hold a wealth of potential for mine safety training.