Thiess has worked with Glencore to develop a range of controls that ensure dust, noise and blasting emission impacts at the Mt Owen coal mine in New South Wales are kept to a minimal.
Glencore’s Mt Isa Mines has partnered with the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) to deliver a workshop on conserving water resources to local school children.
Glencore is assisting in an investigation into a vehicle collision that occurred at its Mangoola open cut coal mine in New South Wales last month.
Glencore has helped slash the timeframe to a COVID-19 vaccine by providing $725,000 to the University of Queensland for clinical trials.
The University of Queensland has extended the use of its remote plant inspection technology to Glencore’s Mount Isa copper and zinc-lead-silver mines in Queensland.
The Indigenous community of Provincial in Colombia has disputed human rights allegations launched at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world, Cerrejón.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.
Mining companies such as Glencore and BHP have ramped up their efforts to prevent and treat coronavirus in Australia.
Glencore, IGO and Epiroc have backed a research aimed at improving the design of ground support solutions for underground mining.
For a site that has not sustained a lost time injury in the eight years since operations started, Glencore’s Mangoola CHPP in the Hunter Valley has developed one safety innovation that stands out above all.
Glencore has taken steps to improve fire safety at its Mt Isa copper operations in Queensland, updating its transformer fluid to a synthetic option.
Safe to Work is proud to announce the finalists for next month’s Australian Mining Prospect Awards in Brisbane.
The Queensland Government and resources industry has held an urgent meeting on the mining sector’s safety performance in the wake of four fatal incidents this year.
Australia is in the midst of cyclone season and it pays to be on guard. Safe to Work looks at how mine sites can be affected.
World Mental Health Day has seen the successful roll out of a ‘gamified microlearning’ program for miners to combat stigma around mental health.
Mangoola Coal Operations has accepted an enforceable undertaking following a workplace incident at the Mangoola open cut mine in 2016.
Glencore’s Ravensworth open cut operations were being recognised for their safety initiatives in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.
The Responsible Mining Index (RMI) 2018 assessment has found that many large-scale miners have introduced innovative practices and engaged with partners on responsible mining.
The perception of mining outside of the industry itself has not always been positive.