The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has released details involving a fatal accident that involved an operator driving an underground loader in a Western Australian mine.
IGO has progressed its ‘proactively green’ mining initiative by enhancing the mining technology used at its operations.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has reported an increase in mine related injuries and deaths in its mine safety performance report for 2018-19.
Fortescue Metals Group’s total recordable injury frequency rate has dropped by 14 per cent in the 12 months to June 30.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has mapped out a set of functional safety guidelines for autonomous mining systems.
IGO has vowed to double down on its commitment to improve the safety behaviours of its workforce, following sobering results in its annual report this year.
Newcrest Mining has continued to roll out safer and more productive mining operations at the Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
Kirkland Lake Gold will install Chrysos PhotonAssay technology to provide faster, safer and more accurate gold analysis at the Fosterville Mine in Victoria, Australia.
Gold Fields has reflected on its performance in the first six months of 2020, which was overshadowed by a number of COVID-19 cases that impacted its international workforce.
Whitehaven Coal has pledged more than $800,000 to fund safety projects in support of mental health initiatives and the provision of lifesaving equipment.
Anglo American is anticipating a safe restart of the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland for the second half of next year.
The NSW Resources Regulator has released a list of compliance priorities to improve safety in the mining, extractive and petroleum industries.
Saracen Mineral Holdings will be investigating a fatal accident at the Dervish mine in its Carosue Dam operations in Western Australia.
Queensland has extended its free lung health checks to all of the state’s mine and quarry workers.
A BHP-owned Colombian coal mine has faced allegations for violating the human rights of the Provincial Wayuu community during COVID-19.
Mining executives will face harsher punishments for the deaths of their employees after Queensland parliament passed.
Queensland’s resource workers will soon have their own independent health and safety regulatory body after the state parliament supported new legislation.
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).
BHP has reinforced its commitment to safety after failing to identify the cause of a fatality at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Saraji mine on New Year’s Eve last year.
There is a growing global momentum towards establishing more stringent diesel engine exhaust (DEE) monitoring standards in an attempt to minimise the risk of serious illnesses among underground miners in particular.