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WA tailings dams well managed

Standard on Tailings Management released

The release of a Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management will help support the safe management of tailings facilities around the world.  Australian companies actively contributed to the...

Unison Jasper

Workers exploited on bulk carrier

The bulk carrier Unison Jasper was bringing alumina to the Tomago Aluminium smelter when it was detained by authorities in the Port of Newcastle following allegations that crew members were abused...

Girls in Engineering

Female engineers share industry experiences online

A panel of female industry leaders with some of the most diverse and creative engineering careers in Western Australia will share their experiences at an online event next Tuesday to celebrate...

red mud

Major funding boost for red mud rehabilitation

University of Queensland research into the eco-engineering of mine waste to a useful soil has received over $1.2 million in government and industry funding. The project Breaking critical...

Rio Tinto worker tests positive

Rio Tinto worker tests positive for COVID-19

A Rio Tinto worker has tested positive to COVID-19 after spending time at the company’s Weipa operation. The employee is a Brisbane based staff member and is not a FIFO worker but became unwell...

mining camp quarantine

Unions clarify position on quarantine at mining camps

The AWU and the CFMEU have clarified the position of unions associated with potential mining camp quarantining of workers. The two powerful mining unions believe that the quarantining workers in...

cyclone gove

Tropical low intensifying may affect Gove operations

A tropical low is intensifying in the Northern Territory and it is expected to form into a cyclone by tomorrow morning. The low is moving in a westerly direction parallel to the coast and the effects...