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Forces of nature

Forces of nature

Weather expert Matt Saunderson talks about forecasting mining safety with advanced weather solutions. The vast continent of Australia experiences the full range of weather phenomena that Mother...

safety management systems should assist management

Safety concerns over 457 visa deal to axe skills test

The Federal Government is facing criticism over its plan to axe mandatory skills assessments for Chinese migrants seeking to work in Australia on a temporary work (skilled) visa (subclass 457). The...

Mine worker killed at WA copper mine

A mine worker has been killed after an incident at Aditya Birla’s Nifty copper mine on Monday afternoon. The 46-year-old contractor died while transporting rock and ore at a copper mine in...

sun exposure and heat stress are key issues for surface mine workers

Sweltering at work costs billions, study says

MINE workers know all too well the suffering of working long days in the sweltering heat. A study has revealed that as the earth’s temperature continually rises and workers sweat it out at work...

BHP Billiton hits the road with beyondblue

Thousands of Pilbara mining employees will be provided with direct access to beyondblue’s mental health resources and support as the Pilbara Mental Health Roadshow kicks off this week. The not-for...