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How to persuade FIFO workers to live locally

by Riccardo Welters, Associate Professor at the College of Business, Law & Governance in James Cook University; and Christopher Nicholas, PhD Student in Resource and Labour Economics at James...

Tony Brooks Safety MITS

Relying on timber supports is a dumb idea says expert

A leader in equipment maintenance warns companies should stop being blockheads and cease using timber as support devices since they are a disaster waiting to happen. Tony Brooks, who directs Safety...

Keeping hot hands cool and dry

The customer needs that inspired us to develop this technology ATG®’s technology is being continuously developed by a core team that matches market research and marketing analysis with the latest...

Black Lung

Black lung – New Qld law to protect workers

Authorities have yielded to widespread concerns about the horrifying effects of black lung, and passed new rules to protect Queensland coal miners from the deadly disease. Queensland Parliament will...

thiess australia expected to plead guilty

Thiess Australia expected to plead guilty

One of the world’s largest mining services providers, Thiess Australia expected to plead guilty for failing to meet safety rules and causing death. AMSJ understands that Thiess Australia is preparing...

workplace participation

2016 workplace participation reward winner

Congratulations to Bedford Group (a disability employer in SA), winner of the 2016 Workplace Participation Reward! Bedford demonstrated outstanding spirit, participation, creativity and...

health risk guidance

Health risk guidance for mining sector

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a new edition of its guidance on occupational health risk assessment (HRA). The new guidance provides health risk practitioners with...

Pike river reentry

Pike River families want their loved ones back

Years after the Pike River mines disaster, the families of Pike River miners have petitioned the new New Zealand Prime Minister to recover the bodies of their loved ones. Their spokesperson said...

Second wave of Roy Hill pink trucks launched

Roy Hill is even prettier in pink, announcing the arrival of a further nine Pink Trucks for Breast Cancer Awareness at its mine site in West Australia’s Pilbara region. The trucks are part of an...

AMSJ Spring 2018