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Rio Tinto publishes its 2020 Annual Report

Rio Tinto publishes its 2020 Annual Report

Rio Tinto published its 2020 Annual Report and its Sustainability Fact Book on 22nd February 2021, which can be found at . These documents complement the publication of Rio Tinto’s 2020 full-year...

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

Safe Work Australia has released work health safety guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace in readiness for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout strategy commencing Monday, 22 February...

loader operator drove over

Loader operator drove over the edge of stope

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a loader incident at an underground metal mine that caused the operator sustained injuries. According to the report, an operator sustained serious injuries...

Rockfall injures jumbo operator

Rockfall injures jumbo operator

Queensland Mineral Mines & Quarries Inspectorate has published a rockfall incident that caused a jumbo operator suffered a serious injury (broken rib). According to the report, The jumbo operator...

truck rolled away

Unattended haul truck rolls 65 metres

The NSW Resources Regulator has published a safety alert that provides safety advice for the mining industry regarding a haul truck rolled away incident that occurred on 10th January 2021. According...

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...

independent reviews mine safety

Miners deserve action and the truth

Member for Burdekin and Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Affairs, Dale Last, claims Queensland’s mine workers have every right to feel let down by the Palaszczuk government’s lack of action on...

pike river team reaches end of drift

Pike River: Mine re-entry team reaches the roof fall

On 17th February 2021, the Pike River Recovery Agency reached the roof fall 2.260km up the drift access tunnel, marking the furthest point into the Pike River Mine that the Agency plans to recover...