A number of Queensland mine workers could be operating under false qualifications, forcing the Department of Natural Mines and Resources to issue a safety warning to mining companies.
Fire has destroyed part of Atlantic’s vanadium plant at Windimurra in Western Australia on Tuesday afternoon, forcing the company to request an immediate trading halt.
Delays in harmonising Australia’s occupational health and safety laws are hampering efforts to develop a national mine safety regime.
Successfully navigating the year ahead will require fresh thinking in the mining sector. Alex Heber reports.
IFS Australia’s Rob Stummer looks at five technologies helping mining companies beat the mining boom downturn.
The list of investigations into incidents at Fortescue Metals Group’s operations is growing with yet another safety issue at the iron ore miner’s Christmas Creek site on Friday.
Navigating the year ahead will require fresh thinking. Over the coming weeks Australian Mining will be showing you what to expect throughout 2014.
Works will remain on hold until further notice following another tragic death at the Mt Lyell copper mine in Tasmania earlier this month.
A Queensland coal miner has sustained serious crush injuries after his arm became pinned in a cable reeler for over an hour before help arrived.
The Nakéty Mine Centre in New Caledonia has been the target of vandals who upturned mining equipment, drove excavators into dams, crushed light vehicles and set fire to offices.
New approaches to buried asset mapping and management are speeding up mine development.
Protests at Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine project are ramping up with tree-clearing and construction work halted at the hands of activists.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has put major mining companies on notice as it fights against the use of urine tests for the detection of drugs and alcohol.
The family of a man killed when a cyclone tore through the Fortescue Metals Group’s Rail Camp One in the Pilbara wants an inquest into his death.
Sandvik will soon launch what it calls the industry’s first ROPS compliant acid-proof underground drilling cabins.
The issue of drug testing isn’t just about protecting one individual but everyone they come into contact with on a mine site.
Testing the urine of workers in order to detect drug and alcohol use has been banned by the Fair Work Commission which found employees at Endeavour Energy are to be tested using saliva swabs instead.
Schneider Electric and economist Jeremy Rifkin discuss the challenges the world faces as it enters the third industrial revolution.
BOC has developed a simple set of guidelines to help workers stay safe around their gas cylinders.
Mintails has been told by the South African Department of Mineral Resources to temporarily suspend its open cut operations.