BHP has continued to implement stringent measures across its operating assets to reduce the risks of the coronavirus.
The Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to set up an independent health and safety body for workers in the resources sector.
Fortescue Metals Group has cleared a Christmas Creek employee from coronavirus after presenting symptoms that met the Western Australian Department of Health’s criteria.
The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has enhanced its membership requirements to include validation that the operational performance of its members is in line with expectation.
Anglo American has experienced a roof fall incident at the Moranbah North mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Rio Tinto has started to resume operations at the Richards Bay Minerals mine in South Africa.
TSI Incorporated explains how its personal dust monitoring instruments can help mining companies and other industries protect workers from exposure to respirable particulates in underground mines and confined spaces. Broadly speaking, a confined space is an area that is large enough for a worker to enter and do work, but is difficult to get in and out … Continue reading Personal exposure monitoring in confined spaces
Bis’ underground services team in Tomago, New South Wales has developed an underground grader for the coal sector.
BHP is continuing to change and improve the way it works with the mining supply chain. But there is a catch.
Mining companies are capitalising on the ability to conduct training simulation and planned maintenance through virtual reality software.
Mine haul roads and the management of traffic across mine site operations can present a significant risk to site personnel and visitors.
For a site that has not sustained a lost time injury in the eight years since operations started, Glencore’s Mangoola CHPP in the Hunter Valley has developed one safety innovation that stands out above all.
A drive to overcome the barriers of entry to virtual reality technology has driven the formation of a strategic, intercontinental partnership that has created the HazID platform. Vanessa Zhou writes.
It is critical to maintain an effective, safe and efficient ventilation system in an underground coal mine and ventilation control devices (VCDs) play an essential role in mine operations and safety. For over 20 years Minova have manufactured cementitious and chemical based products systems used in the design and construction of underground mine ventilation structures and bulkheads.
Mining maintenance spending in Australia is expected to rise by more than 60 per cent annually to $12 billion by 2022, according to fastener manufacturer Segnut.
The conveyor experts at Flexco have developed a Universal lightweight cleaner pole that is delivering much-needed relief for maintenance workers at mine operations.
Queensland’s safety reset is nearing completion, with just a small number of the state’s mine and quarry workforce left to complete the program.
Epiroc subsidiary, Mobilaris, has launched Mobilari Onboard, a mobile application that allows high accuracy positioning in underground mines without any positioning infrastructure.
A move to delay health and safety reforms in Queensland mines has been rejected in parliament.
The Queensland government has revealed the safety reset initiative has reached nearly half the state’s 50,000-strong mine and quarry workforce.