Draft guidelines to be finalised by DMIRS

Draft guidelines to be finalised by DMIRS

DMIRS will consider the feedback received.

Sustainability

07 JANUARY 2020
WA amputations on the rise

WA amputations on the rise

Amputations, fractures & crush injuries on the rise in WA's mineral sector, DMIRS warns.

Sustainability

19 NOVEMBER 2019
Ground control for WA

Ground control for WA

New guidelines and code for ground control in WA.

Sustainability

15 OCTOBER 2019
Have a say, WA

Have a say, WA

New documents to give stakeholders a better understanding of environmental processes.

Sustainability

19 SEPTEMBER 2019
West still best for drillers

West still best for drillers

Mines minister calls for explorers to drill into WA in latest round of incentive scheme.

Exploration

26 AUGUST 2019
DMIRS tells SSAN waste handlers to deal with it

DMIRS tells SSAN waste handlers to deal with it

SSAN waste is a fire and explosives hazard.

Repair shop safety concern

Repair shop safety concern

Inspectors were surprised at the number of workers operating mobile plant without high risk licences...

Maintenance

05 JULY 2019
Four contenders for Golden Gecko

Four contenders for Golden Gecko

This is the 28th year for DMIRS' Golden Gecko Award.

Sustainability

10 JUNE 2019
Golden rules to live by

Golden rules to live by

Always follow the department's seven golden rules when prospecting.

Exploration

27 MAY 2019
Working on the night shift

Working on the night shift

Electrician working alone at night has to drive for help after electric shock.

Sustainability

23 MAY 2019
Safety still a concern on WA mines

Safety still a concern on WA mines

DMIRS reports on the sector's safety performance.

Sustainability

17 MAY 2019
Flowers keep Greenfinch on hold

Flowers keep Greenfinch on hold

Ramelius wants to open cut mine at Greenfinch but the rare flower is standing in its way.

Sustainability

16 MAY 2019