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Large area disinfecting from Tecpro Australia

Efficiently disinfect large areas like mining warehouses, workshops and mess halls. While there’s always been a need to protect large areas from bacteria, viruses and fungi, the COVID-19 outbreak has...

life of COVID-19 on surfaces

Life of COVID-19 on surfaces

Researchers in the USA have determined the life of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) on surfaces and aerosols including copper, cardboard, stainless steel and plastic. KEY POINTS COVID-19 can remain present...

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...

Mining Camps exempt from COVID-19

Mining camps excluded from mass gathering bans

Mining camps have been excluded from mass gathering bans of 100 personnel or more that were introduced today. In an address to the nation, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison Federal...

respiratory protection may affect the mining industry

Coronavirus COVID-19 may affect PPE supplies

As the Coronavirus (COVID- 19) hits globally, there are warnings emerging that many global PPE supply chains could be affected by product shortages due to growing demands. KEY TAKEAWAYS Global demand...

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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...

gastro strikes FIFO camp

Gastro hits FIFO camp

Twenty-six FIFO workers have come down with a bout of gastro at a Western Australian mining camp over the last few days sparking fears of poor camp food hygiene, raw sewerage in drains and improper...