BHP has enforced stringent measures to keep its operations going while minimising the risk of the coronavirus spread.
The Australian Taxation Office has advised small employers in the mining and engineering industries to get ready for Single Touch Payroll (STP) ahead of its start date on September 30.
Australia will see a $12.5 million national mining research and training centre led by the University of Adelaide to bolster the country’s future mining operations.
Over 350 people (18 per cent) out of 1987 polled by Hays in Australia reported automation has impacted their job significantly, with their duties changing or their role becoming redundant.
Roy Hill began automating their drills in April 2017, and since then has a fleet of nine drills that have been retrofitted with automation.