The community was also involved in the consultation process.
The 3.17 million tonnes is just shy of the 2012-13 record of 3.29Mt.
Meintjes' termination did not result from a disagreement with the company.
Overburden movement in FY20 was characterised by out-of-pit dumping.
The continuous miner lost traction causing it to slide backwards.
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Added 5000 staff to its payroll through 2019-20.
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Renewable electricity and an electrified truck fleet are key to BHP's climate plans.
The company will be well placed to focus on progressing its growth strategy.
Risk assessments for introducing autonomous machines must consider all foreseeable scenarios.
The worker was found unconscious, slumped over the controls.