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INPEX

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...

workplace exposure standards review

Workplace exposure standards review

In March 2020, Safe Work Australia paused the release and public consultation for the workplace exposure standards (WES) review until further notice. During this period of pause, you can...

FIFO changes for COVID-19

Major swing changes to affect FIFO workers

FIFO workers COVID-19 Miners across Australia are progressively implementing plans to scale back interstate FIFO operations in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)...

mining camp quarantine

Unions clarify position on quarantine at mining camps

The AWU and the CFMEU have clarified the position of unions associated with potential mining camp quarantining of workers. The two powerful mining unions believe that the quarantining workers in...

BMA Buffel Park

Mining camps may close over Coronavirus threats

Mining camps across Australia may be forced to close to prevent the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. AMSJ understands that several of the world’s largest miners have developed a range of...

Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment still widespread in the workplace

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s landmark Respect@Work report highlights what we already know – that sexual harassment is widespread in Australian workplaces with almost 2 in 5 women...

miners isolated isolated coronavirus

Miners isolated over Novel Coronavirus threat

An international mining company based in Western Australia has isolated twenty foreign mineworkers as a result of a Novel Coronavirus threat. The Sino Iron Ore mine run by Citic Pacific Mining in the...

Human factors in mining

Reducing incidents through human factors

Transport and heavy resource companies are spending more money and time implementing state of the art technology and innovative safety management systems; improving HR, training, risk management and...