Rio Tinto has suspended the Kennecott copper operations near Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit close to the town of Magna.
Rio Tinto has committed to providing development opportunities for its employees by signing a multi-year partnership with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME).
Rio Tinto has bought Western Australia’s third Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) jet with a $15 million pledge.
Alcoa’s sustainability efforts at its Western Australian operations have been recognised on a global level with the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certification.
Evolution Mining has joined BHP, Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals Group, Newcrest Mining and Kirkland Lake Gold in donating towards Australia’s bushfire crisis.
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.
BHP and Rio Tinto are amongst mining companies that have donated to the Red Cross in support of people affected by Australia’s bushfire crisis.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) retrieved 215 patients directly from mine sites across Western Australia in the 2018-19 financial year, including a heart attack sufferer working at a remote mine site.
Rio Tinto has confirmed that it investigated a fire that occurred on a haul truck at the Yandicoogina mine in the Pilbara region, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto expects 50 per cent of its haul truck fleet to be automation ready by the end of this year following the announcement of a $1 billion investment in its Greater Tom Price operations, Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has confirmed a collision involving a manned autonomous truck at its Brockman 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Mining companies are turning to drones to monitor difficult to reach areas, allowing for decreased interaction with hazardous activity. Safe to Work writes. Mine sites are often located in remote areas with machinery and equipment that is controlled by operators that can be thousands of kilometres away. In contrast, it is still common for operators … Continue reading Drones give mining a third eye in the sky
Safe to Work is proud to announce the finalists for next month’s Australian Mining Prospect Awards in Brisbane.
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.