• Stressed Out

    The impact of stress-related illness in the mining sector is greater than many suspect, writes Helen Gibbons. To its credit, the mining industry is becoming increasingly aware that unmanaged mental ...

Glencore To Develop Aurukun Bauxite Mine In Western Cape York

Aurukun

Glencore has today been announced as the government’s Preferred Proponent to develop the Aurukun bauxite deposit in Western Cape York. Deputy Premier, Jeff Seeney, said since the Government’s decision last March ruling out two other proposals, interest to develop the resource has remained. “After continuing discussions with a number of parties, the Queensland Government considers …

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QGC’s Coal Seam Gas Pipeline Up For Sale For $4 Billion Plus

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QGC’s gas pipeline, connecting their LNG plant at Curtis Island to coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin, is up for sale for a reported $4 billion plus. QGC’s parent company, UK-based BG Group, is expecting to receive five bids today, according to Business Spectator, with the front-runners being Hong Kong’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure, …

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Safety Recall Of Infinity Electrical Cable Nationwide

Eighteen electrical retailers and wholesalers have today recalled Infinity cables after they failed electrical safety standards due to poor quality plastic insulation coating. All sizes and configurations of white TPS* and Orange Round Infinity mains power cables are affected. Olsent power cables sourced from Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd and solely supplied by Masters Home …

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Launch Of New Wiki-website For Health And Safety Practitioners

A new wiki-style website for health and safety practitioners from around the world has just been launched by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). OSHwiki will allow users to create, collaborate and share knowledge on occupational safety and health (OSH) in all languages. A statement released by EU-OSHA says the new site …

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Diabetes A Health And Safety Issue For Oil And Gas Employers

Do you know how many of your employees have diabetes? Do you know if your workplace helps or hinders them in managing their condition – or even preventing it in the first place? At the coming APPEA Health, Safety and Environment Conference, Nick Nation, Principal Consultant for HealthSmart Solutions will be telling leaders in the …

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