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Automation and Robotics

Amira Global welcomes $20m robotics funding

Amira Global has welcomed a $20 million investment by the West Australian government into the development of a robotics and automation test facility and precinct at Neerabup, north of Perth. The...

Company fined $130,000 for Telfer gold mine death

A company has been fined $130,000 for the death of a worker at a Western Australia gold mine in 2013. Exact Mining Services pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court to failing to provide a safe...

FIFO Workers

FIFO worker self-harms on Perth flight

A Chevron FIFO worker harmed himself during a flight to Perth on Friday. The man, who works at Chevron’s Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, is now “stable”, according to a site notice sent by...

Workers driven into lethal fire zone by Alcoa

Workers at Alcoa’s Wagerup aluminium refinery south of Perth believe the company put their lives at risk by sending them to work at the site when the area was still ablaze during WA’s fire...

miner transported by ambulance after rockfall

Falling concrete slab kills two construction workers

Two construction workers have been crushed to death by a falling concrete slab in Perth. The incident occurred at a work site in East Perth just after 11.30am, according to Perth Now.  Emergency...

safety management systems should assist management

Conference calls for safety management overhaul

If businesses are to prevent accidents at work they need to completely overhaul health and safety management, according to presenters at the Fluoro Conference being held in Perth. Safety...

department of mines and petroleum charged Pilbara Iron Company following a workers death

Rio Tinto fined $70,000 over Pilbara fatality

A Rio Tinto subsidiary has been fined $70,000 after a fatality in 2011 in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Department of Mines and Petroleum charged Pilbara Iron Company following the death...

safety management systems should assist management

DMP Mines Safety Roadshow kicks off this week

The eleventh annual Mines Safety Roadshow started on Tuesday in Geraldton to highlight important safety issues in Western Australia’s mining industry. Presented by the Department of Mines and...

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