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.