Sandfire Resources has felt the wrath of Tropical Cyclone Damien after heavy rainfall associated with the storm flooded a section of the DeGrussa copper-gold open pit mine in Western Australia.
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
Safe To Work explains how Kal Tire has helped create a secure environment for tyre maintenance at the Roy Hill iron ore operation in the Pilbara. Ben Creagh writes.
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) has allocated $1 million of funding to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal communities including the Pilbara, Kalgoorlie and Kimberley regions.
Rio Tinto’s first intelligent mine in the Pilbara in Western Australia will deliver safety improvements to the mine site, incorporating the latest in high-tech advances in the industry.
Mental health and wellbeing of men living in remote Western Australian mining communities are being placed at the forefront in the Pilbara during Men’s Health Week (June 11-17).