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Defining quality training is an important concept for trainers

What does quality training actually mean?

What is quality training? Many have tried to define it, but with so many variables and being open to interpretation by individuals and organisations, a common outcome is invariably difficult to...

mining safety innovations improve mining industry safety and health

Top 10 Safety Innovations

The resources industry is evolving every day, and companies are adopting new and improved ways to not only improve productivity but safety. Sometimes, it isn’t the mad scientists or engineers in lab...

beaconsfield mine rescue was a defining moment for australia

Beaconsfield miners rescued | Time marches on

Brant Webb and Todd Russell stepped outside of the Beaconsfield mine and clocked off after two weeks trapped underground. The Beaconsfield mines rescue is a defining moment in mining safety in...

Stroke helmet

New helmet gives instant stroke diagnosis

Imagine if mine staff suddenly collapse while working in a remote location. What injury could it be? Thanks to new technology being trialled, a stroke can be ruled-out within seconds. For the first...

Amy Douglas-Martens WA Department Mines

Mental health a priority for new mine inspector

Mental health and wellbeing will be high on the agenda for the latest mine inspector at Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum. Amy Douglas-Martens (pictured right) was recently...

Opal miner killed after mine collapse

Rescue teams dug with their hands to reach the body of a 62-year-old opal miner who became trapped underneath rubble after a collapse. Sidney Cuddy was killed when a trench in the shallow-cut mine...

Financial stress of mine workers triples in two years

Workers in the mining industry are almost three times as likely to experience financial stress in 2016 compared to 2014, according to new research. Twenty-six per cent of people working in the mining...