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.
Resource workers across Queensland are participating in site safety resets over the coming months.
New software will enable mining workers to digitally log their journeys to and from any geographic location, improving the communication and tracking of employees in the industry.
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.
The mining industry now has a dedicated framework to eliminate sexual harassment once and for all, with the Australian Government passing the Respect@Work reforms.
Dyno Nobel’s CyberDet I and BlastWeb technology aim to eliminate human presence in hazardous underground mining environments, optimising operational safety.
Nexxis have emerged with their new Magneto-EX robot, a dexterous new device that can complete area inspections in spaces where humans shouldn’t go.
Sepura has launched AutoMate, a new application set to improve both operational performance and staff safety at mining sites. By enabling TETRA radio automation through geofencing and situational triggers, AutoMate is functional, fast and efficient, optimising communication and data sharing between control-room staff and those in the field. With a flexible set up, AutoMate can … Continue reading Sepura’s new AutoMate innovation to prevent injuries
Ok Tedi Mining has aimed to achieved herd immunity through its testing and vaccination program to ensure staff, contractors, Tabubil town residents and the local community in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are protected from COVID-19.
Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ) has recommended senior site executives ensure all operators are trained and competent in the operation of vehicles after a coal mine worker was injured by a moving vehicle.
Fortescue Metals Group has recognised a commitment to operational efficiency and safety with its autonomous haul (AHS) fleet moving two billion tonnes of material.