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BHP wind fence

Contract awarded for ‘national first’ project

A construction company won the primary tender for one of Australia’s first air quality developments in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently secured the...

Mount Isa Mines aerial

Mining giant accused of inflicting brain damage

A multinational resources company was sued for allegedly damaging a vital human organ in northwest Queensland. Glencore is defending Brisbane ­Supreme Court allegations that a toddler developed brain...

Crow bar

Worker penalised for recklessly removing asbestos

A foreign and unqualified craftsman unsafely performed demolition work, a judge ruled. The Brisbane Magistrates Court recently fined a tradesman who allegedly removed asbestos in a way that breaches...

Sandvik AutoMine

Mine approves automating multiple machines

A mining services company plans to automate its earthmoving equipment. An Australian resources operation will soon install new autonomous technology that effectively controls multiple machines at...

Hazardous Dust Global Road Technology

Stopping deadly dust on the agenda for GRT

Protecting workers from hazardous dust is firmly on the agenda for mining and civil services firm Global Road Technology (GRT), as occupational respiratory disease continues to impact people and...

AMSJ April 2022