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BHP strengthens contractor safety management

The Australian Institute of Health & Safety (AIHS) released interesting news on the BHP’s change to contractor safety management. The AIHS writes… BHP has made significant changes to...

Pike River families travel inside mine

Pike River families travel inside mine

Earlier this morning around 30 family members descended down the Pike River mine drift to a mine seal to pay respects to their loved ones. The family members travelled in a drift runner in small...

License to operate has become one of th ekey mining risks

License to operate remains key mining risk

License to operate remains the top mining risk, amid rising sector volatility according to a new report released today. 44% of survey respondents say license to operate is still the biggest sector...

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Work health and safety award winners

The eight winners of the inaugural Western Australian Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2019 were announced at Optus Stadium this morning. They include: Work health and safety invention of the...

racecar stunt at Queensland Quarry

Racecar stunt at Queensland quarry

A racecar publicity stunt at a Queensland quarry by Mobil 1 racing team and National Group has been described as ‘inappropriate’ and in bad taste. The publicity stunt, which reportedly...

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Health and safety message to be delivered in roadshow

The NSW mining regulator is taking the health and safety message on the road, visiting 15 key centres across NSW. The NSW Resources Regulator is responsible for regulating health and safety at mines...

illegal gold mine in Chad Tibesti region has 30 feared dead

30 feared dead in Chad illegal gold mine

The collapse of an illegal gold mine in Chad has potentially killed thirty illegal miners. BBC reported that the mine is located in the Tibesti region known as the ‘wild west’ of Africa...

A new book helping children understand FIFO lifestyles has been written by a FIFO Worker

A new book to help FIFO kids understand

A new illustrated children’s book has been released by a second-generation FIFO worker. The book aims to help kids understand the challenges that dads and mums face with FIFO life. Michael...