Friday 25th Sep, 2020
A compliance enforcement blitz will target more than 300 high-risk workplaces to prevent the deadly lung disease silicosis.

Less dust and more lung checks for Queensland resources workers

Slashed mine dust limits and free, mandatory lung health checks are now in place to protect Queensland’s mine and quarry…
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Billion-dollar coal mine one step closer

A $1.5 billion coal mining project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, which could provide up to 2350 jobs, has been declared…
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Plant maintenance contract worth $100M awarded

Rio Tinto has awarded a major contract fixed plant maintenance services worth more than $100 million at its West Angelas…
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A major iron ore mine has run a side by side test to find an alternative to its current skirting and was so impressed by one solution, it changed its specifications across the site.

Polyurethane skirting outlasts the competition

A major iron ore mine has run a side by side test to find an alternative to its current skirting…
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The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent mine-related tragedies.

New inspectors and safety reset implemented on QLD mines

The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mine inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry responds to recent…
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Several Australian industries, including mining, could benefit from big data analysis. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP’s long-term Pilbara plan approved

BHP’s 50 to 100-year strategic vision for the Pilbara, which includes the creations of tens of thousands of jobs, has…
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Doral buys MZI’s mineral sands mine, saving jobs

MZI Resources has agreed to sell its Keysbrook mineral sands mine in Western Australia to Doral Mineral Sands, securing jobs….
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Cataby mineral sands mine officially opens in WA

A $275 million mineral sands mine has been officially opened and is expected to sustain 600 ongoing jobs over its…
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto mine expansion approved by EPA

Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the West Angelas iron ore…
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