The Queensland Government has boosted the ranks of the state’s mine and quarry inspectors to 46 with four new recruits.
Queensland Government figures have revealed the state has slashed the number of mine inspections by 400 in the past four years.
The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans.
Alcoa continues to pioneer new ways of working with digital tools and is now utilising drones technology to perform its operations across Western Australia.
Queensland mine operators will face harsher penalties for breaking mine health and safety regulations under new legislation introduced to parliament.