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.
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.
IGO has decreased its total recordable injury frequency following a fatality at its Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine in Western Australia last year.
The Pilbara Ports Authority has alerted that all vessels calling at the Port of Dampier, Western Australia will only be considered for berthing after completing a 14-day quarantine period since last departing an international port.
Western Australia has introduced a controlled interstate border regime as it opens up the state to Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
Mineral Resources (MinRes) is assessing its climate-related risks and opportunities due to the growing expectations of its investors.
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has developed a framework to help mining companies grow their resilience after COVID-19 eases.
Mount Gibson Iron has commissioned a $20 million airstrip that is expected to bring safety benefits to the Koolan Island iron ore operation in Western Australia.
Dust control engineering specialist Mideco combats two central problems for mine operators – dust exposure and body temperature spikes – with a single solution: Bat Booth 2.0.
Mandatory health assessments for Queensland’s coal miners may experience interruptions due to COVID-19.
Newcrest Mining has improved its aviation risk management thanks to the basic aviation risk standard (BARS) program by Flight Safety Foundation.
The Australian Resources and Energy Group (AMMA) provides an accessible solution to mental health burdens that is different to what the market already offers. Safe to Work writes.
Gold Fields has reflected on its performance in the first six months of 2020, which was overshadowed by a number of COVID-19 cases that impacted its international workforce.
A Newcrest Mining worker has tested positive to COVID-19 at the Lihir gold operation in Papua New Guinea.
Australian miners have revealed climate change and natural disasters as two of their key concerns in KPMG’s latest mining risk report.
Safe Work Australia has announced COVID-19 as the theme of its National Safe Work Month campaign in October.
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.
Employee hygiene, physical and mental health and overall wellness are set to escalate in importance following the coronavirus pandemic.
Glencore has helped slash the timeframe to a COVID-19 vaccine by providing $725,000 to the University of Queensland for clinical trials.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.