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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...

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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...

Rio Tinto donates to Red cross

Rio Tinto supports bushfire appeal

Rio Tinto has shown its support behind the Red Cross bushfire appeal by donating a further $750K to disaster and relief efforts. The company has now donated $1M to the Red Cross Disaster Relief which...

Predicted heat strain app is now available to calculate heat stress

New App to measure predicted heat strain

Measuring and evaluating the parameters associated with predicted heat strain have always been a challenge for health and safety practitioners. A new free app for calculating predicted heat strain...

Pindan has secured a major deal for Koodaideri

Pindan secured Koodaideri deal

Integrated property and construction group Pindan has been awarded a new contract, valued at about A$90 million, to progress construction of an operations village for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore...

ore train collision at rio tinto weipa

Ore train collides at Weipa

An ore train collision at Rio Tinto’s Weipa operation is under investigation. The ATSB said it is investigating a collision between an empty ore train and rail wagons at Andoom, on the Rio...

Clough wins rail tender koodaideri

Clough JV wins big with Rio Tinto Koodaideri project

Clough, as part as the Acciona Clough joint venture, has been awarded a civil works contract for the construction of the northern rail formation for the Rio Tinto Koodaideri iron ore project, in...

rio tinto intelligent mining will have safety and productivity benefits

Rio Tinto intelligent mine

Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion investment in the Koodaideri replacement mine will feature intelligent mining activities through adoption of high technology automated mining equipment. Ultimately, Rio...