The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released details involving a fatal accident that involved an operator driving an underground loader in a Western Australian mine.
IGO has progressed its ‘proactively green’ mining initiative by enhancing the mining technology used at its operations.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has introduced an autonomous mobile mining plant guideline to prevent risks associated with the technology.
Newcrest Mining has improved its aviation risk management thanks to the basic aviation risk standard (BARS) program by Flight Safety Foundation.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has reported an increase in mine related injuries and deaths in its mine safety performance report for 2018-19.
Fortescue Metals Group’s total recordable injury frequency rate has dropped by 14 per cent in the 12 months to June 30.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has mapped out a set of functional safety guidelines for autonomous mining systems.
IGO has vowed to double down on its commitment to improve the safety behaviours of its workforce, following sobering results in its annual report this year.
Newcrest Mining has continued to roll out safer and more productive mining operations at the Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
Gold Fields has reflected on its performance in the first six months of 2020, which was overshadowed by a number of COVID-19 cases that impacted its international workforce.
Mines safety director at the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Andrew Chaplyn said bees were a known issue at the Cataby mine.
A Newcrest Mining worker has tested positive to COVID-19 at the Lihir gold operation in Papua New Guinea.
The International Council on Mining and Minerals (ICMM) and the United Nations (UN) have highlighted the importance of greater consultation as a key to managing mine tailings safely.
Whitehaven Coal has pledged more than $800,000 to fund safety projects in support of mental health initiatives and the provision of lifesaving equipment.
The Flight Safety Foundation has helped to reduce the risk of aircraft accidents in the global onshore resources sector, with contract aviation accidents already on a downward trend.
Anglo American is anticipating a safe restart of the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland for the second half of next year.
The NSW Resources Regulator has released a list of compliance priorities to improve safety in the mining, extractive and petroleum industries.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has partnered with robotics company Exyn Technology to develop autonomous underground mining solutions that improve the safety of workers.
Hitachi Construction Machinery will roll out verification tests to develop autonomous ultra-large hydraulic excavators in Australia next year.
Saracen Mineral Holdings will be investigating a fatal accident at the Dervish mine in its Carosue Dam operations in Western Australia.