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BHP Olympic Dam

New electro-refinery crane operation at Olympic Dam

Olympic Dam has commenced operation of its new electro-refinery crane, further strengthening the asset’s stability and reliability. The 95-tonne refinery crane with a 32-metre span will be used to...

Charges laid over Mt Lyell mine deaths

The operator and site manager of Tasmania’s Mount Lyell copper mine have been charged for a fatality two years ago. The Copper Mines of Tasmania operation was closed in January 2014, leaving...

Ridgeway Mine death shotcrete wrking alone

Ridgeway mine death prompts employee monitoring

An investigation into the death of a 28-year-old worker at Cadia Ridgeway gold mine on September 6 has recommended regular monitoring of people working alone. The Mine Safety Investigation Unit...

BHP Billiton splits company in two

Late yesterday, BHP Billiton made the expected announcement that the company would split, with a new company created to manage a selection of under-performing assets. The company said in a statement...

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