Heat stress management in mining, a sector highly exposed to hot climate conditions and the threats of climate change, is benefitting from the use of advanced technologies. Experts from the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists discuss the development.
Deloitte has recognised heat stress as a top concern of climate change as it sets to impact workers’ health, safety and ability to perform tasks.
Mineral Resources (MinRes) is assessing its climate-related risks and opportunities due to the growing expectations of its investors.
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.
Australian miners have revealed climate change and natural disasters as two of their key concerns in KPMG’s latest mining risk report.
Not all commodities stand to lose to the threats of climate change. McKinsey & Company reveals mining assets that are most at risk and ways to decarbonise operations.
With thousands of Australian students recently joining their peers from over 82 countries in pressuring world leaders to urgently address climate change, attention must now turn to how as a society we can better support their passionate pleas into future careers.
The Western Australian Government will release a new climate change policy that takes into account advances in climate science and national policy changes for the state.