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Mining safety shows global improvement

The amount of mining fatalities among 28 of the world’s 40 largest miners which disclosed their safety statistics has reduced by 37 percent. Out of 22 companies which reported injury frequency rate...

OHS rules in mining truck drivers rules

Survey Says OHS rules ‘gone too far’

More than half (53 per cent) of mining workers believe that OHS rules are “over the top”, a recent Mining People Polling and Media Centre survey shows. The response transcended seniority levels...

Recent amendments to the Coal Industry Act 2001

The Coal Industry Amendment Bill 2018 was passed in the NSW Parliament on 16 May 2018 to amend the Coal Industry Act 2001. This change is intended to restore the original intention of the Act to...

Regulator’s compliance blitz gets results

The Resources Regulator has focused the NSW mining and petroleum sectors on their compliance obligations during its state-wide blitz into issues ranging from work health and safety to mine site...

fatigue in mining can't be overlooked

Mining Recovery Signaled by Surge in Permanent Roles

Most regions across Australia have experienced an increase in permanent mining roles, suggesting renewed confidence in the sector following a five-year mining downturn. This suggests a turnaround...

hazard register for western australian mines

Hazard register now available for WA mines

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) has developed a new hazard register, which presents the findings from 53 serious injury or serious incident investigations undertaken...