Queensland’s Central Highlands has opened a new training facility designed for intricate mine rescue challenges. The Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) station will ensure worker safety stays at the forefront of the industry. “The most important thing to come off any Queensland resource site isn’t the coal or minerals– it’s the workers,” Queensland Resources Minister … Continue reading New training facility to ensure miner safety
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BHP has joined a group of major miners supporting early trials of BluVein’s ‘next-generation’ trolley-charging technology.
The Western Australia Government has urged mining companies to re-evaluate their safety plans in readiness for the 2021-22 cyclone season.
Newmont has implemented a fully autonomous haulage fleet at its Boddington gold mine in Western Australia, becoming the first gold miner in Australia to do so.
A new whitepaper highlights the importance of having a system safety approach towards autonomous mining as technological advancements continue to underwrite the mining industry.
Victoria was hit with a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Wednesday last week, prompting the suspension of operations at the Woods Point gold project and A1 mine.
The Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) has provided recommendations to prevent incidents like what recently occurred at Gregory Crinum coal mine from happening again.
Epiroc has launched its new Boltec M10 and Boltec E10 drill rigs, two machines set to boost rock reinforcement and safety on mine sites.
BHP reported a 3.7 total reportable injury frequency rate (TRIFR) for the 2021 financial year, down from 4.2 the year before.
Operations at the Prominent Hill mine in South Australia have resumed following suspension last week due to an incident involving a Byrnecut employee working underground at the OZ Minerals site.
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Researchers from Curtin University in Western Australia are working on technology that will improve the safety of resource extraction in the mining industry.
IGO reported a 13.2 total reportable injury frequency rate (TRIFR) for the 2021 financial year, down from 16.9 the year before.
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