A new whitepaper highlights the importance of having a system safety approach towards autonomous mining as technological advancements continue to underwrite the mining industry.
Rio Tinto is one step closer to its autonomous goal at the Gudai-Darri mine in the Pilbara following a milestone in its partnership with WesTrac at the Technology Training Centre in Collie
Rio Tinto has taken its stand against sexual harassment, filing a submission to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee’s Inquiry into Sexual Harassment Against Women in the FIFO Mining Industry.
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.
More than 80 organisations have submitted expressions of interest for the preliminary phase of the Charge On Innovation Challenge which aims to demonstrate an emerging market for charging solutions in mining.
Rio Tinto has reiterated its focus on the safety of its communities and people amid the latest wave of COVID-19 in certain parts of the world.
BHP has supported demands for more transparency with tailings storage facilities to ensure they are more safely and sustainably managed.
Epiroc has spearheaded a new project that encourages safety, electrification and automation of mining operations.
BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale have partnered with Austmine to deliver an electrification challenge for mining vehicles to push industry safety and sustainability.
Rio Tinto has updated its tailings facility management to promote the safer practices associated with the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM).
Rio Tinto has upped the ante of its COVID-19 testing at Perth Airport by introducing antigen screening on all company fly-in, fly-out workers travelling to and from mine sites.
Rio Tinto has declared a second consecutive year of zero fatalities in 2020, despite the changing conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rio Tinto’s new airport for the Koodaideri iron project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is now online ahead of the proposed ramp up of production at the site in 2022.
Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group have led the emerging norm of working remotely from mine sites. Safe to Work takes a closer look at each company’s metropolitan-based operations centres.
Rio Tinto has continued a $75 million maintenance program at its Queensland aluminium refineries by implementing stringent safety screening and control processes.
With mental health challenges for mine workers increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has stepped up to provide more support for its workforce.
The Western Australian Government has launched an initiative to encourage further manufacturing of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the state.
International Council of Mining & Metals (ICMM) member companies have spent more than $US315 million combined in their global response to COVID-19 pandemic so far.
Industries have been affected by COVID-19 in many different ways. Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have made it difficult to obtain supplies for not only healthcare workers, but also those who wear PPE for protection against other hazards.
Rio Tinto has partnered with Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Queensland to improve emergency and remotely delivered health care services across the region.