Fortescue Metals Group continues investigations into an incident that occurred at its Solomon Hub in the Pilbara last week.
BHP and the Western Australia Government have launched the first stage of major road and rail works in the Pilbara region to provide better safety to the local community and mining sector.
Fly-in-fly-out workers will soon be able to get their COVID-19 vaccination at Perth Airport following an industry-first partnership between Rio Tinto and the Western Australia Government.
Global Road Technology (GRT) will develop ongoing industry reports on its dust suppression strategies to create a benchmark standard for the resource sector over the next 12 months
Fortescue Metals Group and Mineral Resources helped their fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers get in the Christmas spirit last month by flying their families to site for the day.
Fortescue Metals Group has worked with partner companies to support the Aboriginal communities in Western Australia amid the coronavirus crisis.
Young Australians are more likely to have skin cancer detected on non-sunburnt parts of their body compared with people over 40, a new study from the University of Queensland has found.
Sandfire Resources has felt the wrath of Tropical Cyclone Damien after heavy rainfall left a section of the DeGrussa copper-gold mine in Western Australia flooded.
Roy Hill is putting safety first at the Pilbara iron ore mine by signing a contract with Epiroc and ASI Mining to automate its mixed fleet of Hitachi and Cat haul trucks.
Rio Tinto is set to back the development of a childcare centre in Tom Price in the Pilbara region of Western Australia with $5 million in funding.
Fortescue Metals Group plans to use solar power for up to 100 per cent of its daytime energy requirements at the Chichester Hub iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
An Australian National University (ANU) led team will install a network of 25 seismometers in Western Australia to record tremors caused by local and distant earthquakes.
Fortescue Metals Group’s maintenance team has developed a system for dump trucks servicing at the Cloudbreak operations in Western Australia.
Newcrest Mining is looking into new ways to keep workers hydrated after a random urine test revealed that many staff didn’t start the day with adequate hydration levels.
Six cases of scarlet fever have been reported at two BHP iron ore mine sites in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Two powerful cyclones that hit the Australian coast over the weekend have resulted in several suspensions of mining operations and public evacuations.
The ex-mining town of Wittenoom, which inhabits a highly contaminated area filled with blue asbestos, is to finally be closed by the Western Australian Government.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released a detailed timeline of the events that led to the derailment of a runaway BHP iron ore train in the Pilbara last November.
Rio Tinto has put up precautionary measures for the construction of Koodaideri rail line, as it runs through the Wittenoom asbestos management area in the remote Pilbara.
The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has provided a reminder of the dangers cyclones pose to the industry. Mining and petroleum operations across the state have been told to ensure contingency plans are established and can be activated ahead of the start of the cyclone season on November 1. The Bureau … Continue reading Get ready for cyclone season