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workplace culture

Workplaces across every industry are becoming more and more aware of the importance culture plays in organisational success, according to coaching firm Corporate Edge. Culture plays a central role in establishing team engagement and therefore long...

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LED numbering system Hail Creek

LED Numbering System to improve positive ID

SPONSORED A LED numbering system has been installed to improve positive identification at Glencore’s Hail Creek Coal Mine site in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia. RCT installed an AusProTec™...

stockpile fatality

Stockpile truck fatality costs quarry operator $230K

The operator of a quarry in Victoria has been convicted and fined $230,000 after a driver was killed when his vehicle rolled on a stockpile in May 2016. Keilor Melton Quarries Pty Ltd was sentenced...

canadian geologist kidnapped

Geologist kidnapped and murdered at West African camp

The security and safety risks of working in remote locations have been highlighted by the tragic death of a Canadian geologist in West Africa. Progress Minerals, Geologist Kirk Woodman was kidnapped...

5g improving mine safety

Ericsson and Epiroc 5G to improve mining safety

Ericsson and Epiroc have begun trials to improve mine digitisation using 5G to improve mining safety. Mining companies are increasingly seeking to digitalise and automate their operations to increase...

crane rollover

Crane rollover at Callide mine

Media reports say that a ‘Crane rolled at the Callide Mine’ last Friday morning. The crane rollover resulted in the transfer of an operator to a hospital. A Queensland Ambulance Services...

inspector of mines vacancy

Inspector of Mines | Vacancy

The Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy are looking to fill a vacancy for an Inspector of Mines (Coal). Job details: The Inspector of Mines (Coal) will carry out the...

safety obervations or interventions

Safety observations or safety intervention

Safety observations or safety interventions…we’re very hung up on language. Dave Whitefield shares his thoughts and challenges the notion of behavioural based safety….. WHAT’S IN A...

Epiroc worker

Epiroc worker discusses what inspires her

Epiroc believes in employing workers from diverse backgrounds in order to inspire innovative solutions and new ideas. The company creates a work environment that demonstrates its core values...

Soft tissue

Soft tissue health a top priority for reducing LTIs

A physical trainer, noted for helping FIFO workers with fitness and weight reduction plans, believes soft tissue health is the “key focus” to reducing total recorded injury frequency rates (TRIFR)...

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