• 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 ...

Life-changing Stories Of Australian Paralympians To Promote Workplace Safety

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is launching a new initiative today aimed at igniting action on workplace safety through the life-changing stories of Australian Paralympians. The APC’s Workplace Safety Alliance will provide member organisations with access to Australian Paralympic athletes to engage employees through their own inspirational stories of adversity and determination as well as …

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Unearth Your Moustache For Movember

Dig deep this year and support Movember by signing up to the foundation’s 2014 Mining Challenge – all you’ve got to do is let it grow. Mining sites around the country, from Coober Pedy to Kalgoorlie, Mount Morgan to Mount Isa and across the Pilbara, are taking part in Movember’s Mining Challenge, which is one …

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Pink Tradies Supporting Ladies

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Tradies are rough, brawny men with hands like old boots and mouths like wharfies. Their masculinity has never been called into question, until now. Are the tradies of Australia man enough to wear pink to support the women in their lives? As a part of its Real Men Wear Pink campaign the National Breast Cancer …

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Launches First Aid Course For Mines

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  The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has launched a dedicated medical training program for members of mine rescue teams across the state. The program has been developed in conjunction with Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) and St John Ambulance (Qld) Drawing on the Flying Doctor’s 86 years of experience and knowledge in delivering medical services …

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Pilbara Iron Company Charged Over Death At Brockman 2 In 2011

The Pilbara Iron Company has been charged in relation to the death of a mine worker in 2011 by the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). Mr Brent Glew died on 16 August 2011 while working in the mobile equipment maintenance workshop at the Brockman 2 mine. He was removing a tilt cylinder from …

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