COVID-19 safety

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  • Containing COVID-19 spread at mine rescue contests

    Rescue teams are a necessity to keep workers safe on a mine site. But what happens when a global pandemic threatens to prevent these teams from fulfilling their regulatory obligations? 

    January 6, 2022 0 comment

  • Newmont pushes COVID-19 vaccine importance

    Newmont has stressed the importance of COVID-19 vaccinations after the company’s Tanami gold mine in the Northern Territory was placed under care and maintenance due to an outbreak at the site in late June.

    July 26, 2021 0 comment

  • Ok Tedi vaccination on track

    Ok Tedi Mining has aimed to achieved herd immunity through its testing and vaccination program to ensure staff, contractors, Tabubil town residents and the local community in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are protected from COVID-19.

    July 26, 2021 0 comment

  • Rio Tinto reaches 30 months fatality free

    Rio Tinto has reiterated its focus on the safety of its communities and people amid the latest wave of COVID-19 in certain parts of the world.

    July 19, 2021 0 comment

  • New standard released for COVID-19 work protocols

    Mining companies will start 2021 under a new International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) standard, ISO/PAS (publicly available specification) 45005, to ensure safe operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    January 8, 2021 0 comment