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Fine for death of a worker rix's creek mine fatality

$90K fine of Rix’s Creek mine fatality

The NSW Resources Regulator has welcomed the conviction and sentence of Mr Richard Wayne Simmons for an incident that resulted in fatal head injuries of a worker at the Rix’s Creek Mine, near...

Rio Tinto worker tests positive

Rio Tinto worker tests positive for COVID-19

A Rio Tinto worker has tested positive to COVID-19 after spending time at the company’s Weipa operation. The employee is a Brisbane based staff member and is not a FIFO worker but became unwell...

Genex kidston solar farm

Genex market update

Genex  Power  Limited  provides  the  following market update on its business activities in the context of the uncertain and rapidly unfolding COVID-19 situation. COVID-19...

Oz Minerals

Oz Minerals ahead of schedule despite virus

The ramp-up of production at Oz Minerals Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia is progressing ahead of schedule despite the global COVID-19 outbreak. Oz Minerals staff underground at...

Amendment to wiring rules

Amendment to Wiring Rules

Amendment 1 of the 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules has been released by Standards Australia. The amendment includes several changes to the 2018 publication, including: Clarification of...


New INPEX deal for COVID-19 crisis

An Australian Union has confirmed today that contractors and management have negotiated in good faith to strike a deal that will allow INPEX to continue operating effectively, mitigate the risk...