In a Q&A with Critical Resource, Tom Butler, CEO and President of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), discusses lessons from the Samarco tailings spill in Brazil, the need to look closely at buyers’ sustainability commitments during asset sales, and the need to streamline transparency reporting.
A former Callide coal miner is suing Anglo American over a truck accident he claims has kept him out of work, however Anglo claims the man is lying.
Workers who reportedly continually bullied a colleague for working too hard have lost their unfair dismissal case.
Aggreko AusPac has celebrated achieving one million man-hours, or two years, without a lost time injury (LTI), highlighting the company’s focus on safety.
This year’s Safety in Action event will highlight the importance of mental and physical health in the workplace.
Macmahon has been fined $75,000 for the death of a worker at Glencore’s CSA copper mine.
A panel commissioned to investigate the cause of BHP and Vale’s Samarco mine dam failure have released their findings.
Efforts to combat the potential resurgence of black lung in NSW is one of the major focuses at NSW Minerals Council’s 2016 Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) conference.
A WA worker has been burnt in a low voltage switchboard arc flash incident.
A drill offsider has been injured in a helicopter lifting incident.
An insight into all of the top ten trends for 2016, and how they will affect you and your mine. Cole Latimer writes.
A former miner has died due to complications from Black Lung, the CFMEU has claimed.
The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference will take place this year on the Gold Coast for the first time since its inception 28 years ago.
The final of the ten part series examining the trends that will define mining in 2016.
WorkSafe New Zealand has dropped all charges and appeals against former Pike River coal mine head Peter Whitall after his insurer paid survivors and the victims’ families.
A Ukrainian coal miner has set himself alight to protest ongoing wage arrears after industrial action and hunger strikes failed.
Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) has pleaded guilty to safety failure charges after the deaths of underground workers its Mt Lyell site in 2013.
RCT has successfully retrofitted a Caterpillar D8R with remote technology to adhere to new safety regulations.
The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum has released an initial report into a fatal incident where a worker was crushed by a gantry bridge.
Automation is seen as a panacea for all of mining’s problems, but can an over-reliance on the technology lead to complications?