With Australia pledging its commitment to zero emissions by 2050, the nation’s mining sector has moved quickly to find sustainable solutions. An additional bonus of this move could include the health and safety of the workforce.
Research has found that more Australians are suffering from constant tinnitus, with workers in the resources industry at the greatest risk.
Researchers from Curtin University in Western Australia are working on technology that will improve the safety of resource extraction in the mining industry.
Curtin University is hosting two experts who will conduct research aimed at helping keep mine sites safe from lightning strikes.