micro droplet prevention ventilation

Ventilation in Indoor Workplaces Factsheet

A new fact sheet on Improving ventilation in indoor workplaces – COVID-19 has been developed by Safe Work Australia. The fact sheet highlights three steps that will help to reduce the risk of COVID...

Shiftwork lifestyles study

Managing weight as a night shift worker

Shiftwork study to examine weight in night shift workers If you’re one of Australia’s 1.4 million shift workers, it will be clear to you that managing irregular hours can be hard...

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Liebherr mining establishes a simulation agreement

Liebherr Mining and ThoroughTec Simulation have signed a world-wide cooperation agreement that will provide Liebherr customers with access to the world’s most advanced operator training simulators...

Government strategy to drive resources jobs

National strategy to boost resources jobs

The release of the Commonwealth Government’s Australia’s National Resources Workforce Strategy will increase awareness across the nation about the diverse and rewarding opportunities...

Pike River miners reach rocs plu

New borehole to Pike River goaf

A new borehole into the Pike River goaf has been touted by NZ Police as a means for gathering additional evidence into the ill-fated Pike River disaster where 29 miners lost their lives. In a...

AEI Ionnic Mine Safety Compliance Products

Complete Mine Safety Compliance Solutions

The safety compliance landscape is continually evolving at a rapid pace and mining companies are having to adapt to these changes in mine safety compliance requirements. In an uncertain environment...

COVID-19 Vaccination at work

Can my boss direct me to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Whether a private employer can direct its employees to be vaccinated is a multi-faceted issue and one that will clearly emerge over the forthcoming months. Partner of Law firm Hall & Willcox...

Sago mine disaster Victims

Sago Mine Disaster

The Sago Mine disaster is one of the world’s most tragic mine disasters. Twenty-nine coal miners went underground at International Coal Group’s Sago Mine near Buckhannon in Upshur County, West...

Dr Tinh Doan

New super sensors to improve mine safety

A University of Southern Queensland researcher has developed a new range of tough silicon carbide super sensors which that will enable early detection of mechanical issues in harsh environments...