Virgin Australia has unveiled the first phase of its fleet growth program as the company continues to grow its WA resources sector and contract flying business.
The MATES in Construction program supporting the mental health of FIFO and DIDO workers in mining will receive a $6 million government boost.
The Minerals Council of Australia and the CME have reaffirmed their commitment to rid the mining industry of sexual harassment and assault.
An industry-leading screening system has been approved for use in a large-scale trial to detect COVID-19 in the fly-in fly-out workforce.
Cobham has welcomed its sixth de Havilland Q400 aircraft to its lower-emission fleet dedicated to FIFO services for the mining sector.
Maintaining the safety of workers is the number one priority on a mine site, and having the right procedures, software and education is crucial in ensuring every worker goes home safely.
A former FIFO worker has launched a safety app that will enhance employee experience, maximise site and company productivity and compliance.
Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) roster design has led to shift workers experiencing significant sleep loss and being at a higher risk of developing sleep disorders, according to recent research.
Australian mining industry workers have favoured the 14 days on, 14 days off FIFO (fly in, fly out) roster, according to a survey from Mining People Independent.
Accenture head of resources David Burns believes the risk of a mining skills shortage must be addressed immediately to avoid any material impact.
Monadelphous plans to provide voluntary fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) rosters for its workforce.
Ok Tedi Mining has halted its copper-gold-silver mine operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.
An Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy survey for women in resources has found that on-site experience has improved this year compared with 2020.
Fortescue Metals Group and Mineral Resources helped their fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers get in the Christmas spirit last month by flying their families to site for the day.
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.
Newcrest Mining has improved its aviation risk management thanks to the basic aviation risk standard (BARS) program by Flight Safety Foundation.
Digital Twinning Australia’s virtual solutions for the mining industry are reducing the need for fly-in, fly-out travel, allowing workers to spend more time with their families.
The Flight Safety Foundation has helped to reduce the risk of aircraft accidents in the global onshore resources sector, with contract aviation accidents already on a downward trend.
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers from the eastern states are being encouraged to permanently move to Western Australia, which could result in mental health improvements.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to reverse the changes made on its operational rosters due to COVID-19, while introducing additional screening measures and testing for workers.