The resources industry is set to execute national coronavirus protocols to protect jobs and employees from the threats of the pandemic.
While some miners are battling the spread of coronavirus with social distancing measures and worker health checks, Brazilian iron ore miner Vale is using technology. Vale is installing 81 thermal cameras – similar to the equipment used in airports – at the entrance of its facilities in Brazil to identify people with high body temperatures, … Continue reading Vale to combat coronavirus with thermal cameras
BHP has enforced stringent measures to keep its operations going while minimising the risk of the coronavirus spread.
The Queensland Government has unveiled a $4 billion package to support jobs, businesses, health and households in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Newmont has implemented its business continuity plans in response to the coronavirus pandemic to protect the health and safety of its workforce.
Fortescue Metals Group has continued to manoeuvre through the impact of Western Australia’s strict border controls for all access points on its operations.
BHP has sped up its payments to suppliers and is on the path to recruiting 1500 new employees to fight the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The minerals industry has expressed its concerns about operating amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
Fortescue Metals Group has imposed travel and health protocols across its sites since the outbreak of the coronavirus in January.