The cyclone season has arrived in regions of Western Australia, with mining companies urged to review their contingency plans for the term.
Western Australian miners in the northwest of the state are bracing for the first cyclone of the season as it is due to hit the eastern Pilbara region.
A cyclone that made landfall at the northwest coast of Western Australia over the March 23-24 weekend has caused shipping issues for Tier 1 miners such as BHP and Rio Tinto.
The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has provided a reminder of the dangers cyclones pose to the industry. Mining and petroleum operations across the state have been told to ensure contingency plans are established and can be activated ahead of the start of the cyclone season on November 1. The Bureau … Continue reading Get ready for cyclone season