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Software updates

Software updates as vital as machinery servicing

As the New Year begins, MICROMINE is reminding mining companies to update their software to avoid potential cyber security breaches, data loss, system integration issues and operational downtime in...

WA incidents

Reversing the leading vehicle activity of WA incidents

A Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) report has found that reversing is the primary vehicle activity that accounts for the largest number of collisions in...

workplace culture in mining

Trends in workplace culture in 2019

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...

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)...

safety partnership

Queensland forms mine safety partnership with India

The Queensland Government and the Government of India have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop mine safety management plans. The MoU was approved last week by a union...

Automation

Automation to bring great benefits to employment

The benefits of mine digitisation on the workforce are more positive than some people might have realised, considering the removal of work conditions associated with fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work...

tragic incident

BMA restarts Saraji operations after the tragic incident

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has slowly resumed its operations at the Saraji coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland following a tragic incident last week. A 49 year-old dozer and dragline...

AMSJ April 2022