Rio Tinto is set to provide funding for the closure of Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory.
Drilling activities will always demand due care and attention but technology is helping to make things safer for operators in numerous ways. Safe to Work reports.
A number of mining majors, including Fortescue Metals Group, BHP, Rio Tinto and South32, got together in the Hydrogens and Mines Summit in Western Australia to explore opportunities presented by renewable hydrogen.
Rio Tinto has successfully deployed the world’s first automated long-distance rail network AutoHaul, after several project delays since its launch in 2012.
Rio Tinto has backed the Western Australian Government’s election commitment and first-ever strategy for enhancing the state’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capabilities.
Rio Tinto has partnered with the University of Queensland (UQ) to give female students an opportunity to experience life as an engineer for a day.
Rio Tinto has partnered with Alcoa to commercialise a breakthrough technology that will eliminate all direct greenhouse gases from the traditional aluminium smelting process by 2024.
Codelco and Peabody’s use of simulation to improve operational safety and efficiency in their mine sites have crowned them the winners of Immersive Technologies’ Global Business Improvement Award 2018.
A cyclone that made landfall at the northwest coast of Western Australia over the March 23-24 weekend has caused shipping issues for Tier 1 miners such as BHP and Rio Tinto.
Rio Tinto and the State Library of Western Australia are recipients of the Western Australian Pinnacle Award for their 15-year partnership in improving literacy rates in the state.
Two powerful cyclones that hit the Australian coast over the weekend have resulted in several suspensions of mining operations and public evacuations.
The tailings dam collapse last month at Vale’s Córrego de Feijão iron ore mine in Brazil that killed an estimated 300 people has caused a ripple effect across the global mining industry, prompting response from various Tier 1 mining companies.
Drone technology is becoming an increasingly common sight at mines. Safe to Work talks to three companies working in the space to discover how they help make mining safer.
Rio Tinto has successfully deployed its first automated heavy-haul long distance rail network, AutoHaul, after completing its first run in July last year.
Rio Tinto is working with Scania to make the Dampier Salt operation in Western Australia a safer environment by testing an autonomous transport system.
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.
Rio Tinto has approved a $US2.6 billion ($3.5 billion) investment in its new iron ore production hub Koodaideri in the Pilbara in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto and Queensland Aumina have committed almost $500,000 in funding to the University of Queensland (UQ) to help promote safer management of mine waste.
Rio Tinto’s Pilbara iron ore shipments of 81.9 million tonnes (Mt) this September quarter experienced a five percent decline from the same period last year, as the company took maintenance and safety pauses across all its operations.
Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM), Rio Tinto and BHP Iron Ore are among the finalists for this year’s partnership award that is brought by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS).