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Christmas Creek mine put on notice over fatality

The Department of Mines and Petroleum today issued special directions ensuring that the Fortescue Metals Group tightens safety procedures following yesterday’s fatal incident at the Christmas Creek...

Another death at Pilbara’s Christmas Creek mine site

A 23 year old mine worker died last night at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek iron ore mine in WA’s Pilbara from injuries he received in an accident at the heavy vehicle workshop. Another man...

Work health safety laws full implementation 1 Jan 2014

SafeWork SA recently announced that work health and safety laws will be fully implemented starting 1 January 2014. “The regulations will take effect on 1 January 2014 and aims to further enhance the...

WA mine penalties up for review: have your say

A review of the WA mine penalties and mining and petroleum legislation has been released for feedback. The Department of Mines and Petroleum engaged Marsden Jacob Associates in October 2013 to...

18,000 new jobs needed for minerals industry to 2018

The minerals industry will need around 18,000 more skilled workers through to 2018, according to the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency’s (AWPA) latest report released today. The Minerals...

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