BHP Western Australia iron ore asset president Brandon Craig says a diverse culture is critical to a safe and highly productive workplace.
Fortescue Metals Group has pledged $25 million to create around 200 new traineeship positions across the company, including entry-level positions in safety and autonomous operations.
Resources workers who are flying from Western Australia back to South Australia are allowed to enter despite facing tightened COVID-19 restrictions.
All Western Australian mining operations are now required to comply with a workplace exposure standard for diesel particulate matter (DPM).
Western Australia has introduced a controlled interstate border regime as it opens up the state to Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
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.
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers from the eastern states are being encouraged to permanently move to Western Australia, which could result in mental health improvements.
The Western Australian Government is set to reduce the mines safety levy by 20 per cent starting from July.
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.
The Western Australian Government has introduced the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill in Parliament, laying a groundwork for future modern workplace safety laws that apply to all industries.
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.
The Mines Safety Roadshow, which focusses on promoting on-site risk awareness at mine sites, is again taking place across Western Australia this month.
The Queensland Government has put a ban on eight more large resource projects to employ a fully fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforce, taking the number of projects affected by this ruling to 69.
Fortescue Metals Group’s maintenance team has developed a system for dump trucks servicing at the Cloudbreak operations in Western Australia.
Western Australian not-for-profit organisation Youth Focus has partnered with Sandfire Resources to help more young people access mental health care in the state’s Murchison region.
The 2019 prospecting season is expected to be busier than ever, with the Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) having issued 1480 miner’s rights this year.
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.
In an Australian first, the Western Australian Government has launched a code of practice that focuses on promoting and maintaining mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in, fly-out workers in the resources sector.
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.