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2021 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Wednesday 28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. The day provides an opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupational diseases, deaths...

Rio Tinto Fourth quarter report

Rio Tinto achieved strong safety performance in 2020

Rio Tinto releases fourth-quarter production results. The report states, “Our 2020 safety performance was strong, fatality-free for the second year in a row. Health and safety remain our top...

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29 mine-related deaths in US in 2020

In 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports there were 29 mining fatalities, making it the sixth consecutive year that mining fatalities were...

American mining fatality rates fall

American mining fatalities lowest on record

There were 24 mining fatalities in the United States of America in 2019, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports. This is the fewest annual fatalities ever recorded, and only...

Glencore fatality rate soars as it pledges to improve mining safety

Glencore fatality rate soars

Glencore’s fatality rate across its’ global operations has soared with 16 fatalities recorded year to date an investor group has heard. Amidst concerns from investors, the organisation...

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Vehicle hazards responsible for 16 of 67 fatalities

Vehicle-related hazards were responsible for 16 of the 67 fatalities in Western Australia’s mining industry, or almost one in four fatalities, according to a new Department of Mines, Industry...

AMSJ April 2022