Evolution Mining has evacuated its workforce at the Red Lake underground operation in Ontario, Canada following the threat of a nearby forest fire.
Newcrest Mining has encountered a positive COVID-19 case at its Lihir operation in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
A new conveyor guarding project at a major iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia aims to increase safety for mining personnel.
As a new decade is ushered in for the mining industry, conversations about digitalisation and automation are becoming more prevalent than ever before.
AEI managing director Norman Haupt discusses how the lighting sector has evolved to positively impact safety in mining and other major industries in Australia.
Anglo American has defended its safety systems and practices at the Grosvenor coal mine in Queensland, saying they draw on international best practice despite an accident that injured five people in May.
Removing miners from dangerous or monotonous tasks by using automation and remote operating technology helps companies to work safer and more productively. Dares Technology has another method that helps monitor conditions from afar.
The advantages of having a system that delivers hydrogen on demand exceed what hydrogen storage can offer. Reduced fuel consumption, carbon monoxide emissions and diesel particulate matter are just the beginning.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to return to normal operational rosters of two weeks on, one week off, starting from June 22.
Thomas Greaves from DYNA Engineering explains the ins and outs of conveyor skirting: how it works, how it is designed and constructed, how it lifts productivity and safety when fitted to conveying systems.
BHP has briefly paused operations at the Jimblebar iron ore mine in Western Australia after a few weeks of low level safety accidents.
Several resources sector councils have teamed up to launch a national television and digital campaign to raise awareness around the industry’s coronavirus safety protocols.
Heavy vehicles, mobile plant, mining machinery, stationary equipment, electrical control rooms, power generation equipment and other assets represent a substantial investment for any business.
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