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NT mine threatens environmental and cultural carnage

Waste rock wrongly classified as harmless and a leaking dam could have a devastating impact on the local environment and community near the McArthur River Mine. Up to 22 sacred Indigenous sites and...

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South32 supporting indigenous schooling

South32 has entered into a multi-year partnership with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) to support Indigenous students access schooling and complete Year 12 while developing...

Health & safety in mines during the COVID-19 pandemic

Grahame Kelly from one of Australia’s largest mining unions has highlighted that miners must not compromise safety standards during COVID-19. PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 The CFMEU Mining and Energy...

Social distancing takes off at Newman Airport

Social distancing takes off at Newman Airport

How do you put in place social distancing controls, in a small regional airport with up to 2000 travellers every day? You involvethe whole community. The massive improvements seen at Newman Airport...

Applications open for 2021 BMA apprentice intake

Applications for the 2021 BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) apprenticeship program are now open. In February, BMA welcomed the 2020 cohort of 56 local apprentices into the program in a range of trades...

Adani protesters

Adani protesters defy community safety concerns

Adani protestors have defied Government requests to social distance today outside the Adani mine site in Queensland. The protestors were seeking to politicise the COVID-19 crisis through disruptive...

novel coronavirus mining camps

Tips to protect your mining camp from Novel Coronavirus

Novel coronavirus is certainly drawing a fair share of attention in the media. In the last week we have witnessed the number of cases grow across Australian and globally. With global confirmed cases...

B&R enclosures supporting ex service personnel

B&R Enclosures commitment to ex-service men and women

Mining supplier B&R Enclosures has announced that in recognition of those who have served Australia in a national security capacity, that they have taken the Pledge to support greater access to...

AMSJ Nov 2021