WA clears the air

WA clears the air

WA mines minister Bill Johnston called new workplace exposure standard a big win for mine workers.

Sustainability

04 DECEMBER 2020
Miners awarded for community work

Miners awarded for community work

Two community partnerships acknowledged this year.

Sustainability

02 DECEMBER 2020
The search continues

The search continues

The government added an extra $5 million to the EIS program earlier in the year.

Exploration

10 NOVEMBER 2020
DMIRS hits targets

DMIRS hits targets

DMIRS director says exploration drilling activities are bedrock to a sustainable resources industry....

Logistics

09 NOVEMBER 2020
Man stabbed in mine site fight

Man stabbed in mine site fight

Both the victim and alleged attacker were taken to Derby Hospital for treatment.

Sustainability

04 NOVEMBER 2020
Fatality findings

Fatality findings

The investigation into the fatality is ongoing.

Sustainability

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Hard rock warning

Hard rock warning

As they approached the second cut the rock dislodged from the bored face and struck both workers.

Sustainability

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
West is best

West is best

About 70% of the applications came from gold explorers.

Exploration

17 SEPTEMBER 2020
Sand pit play call

Sand pit play call

The proposed sand pits will only go ahead if suitable applicants are found through the EOI process.

Development

01 SEPTEMBER 2020
Lawyers excused from court mentions

Lawyers excused from court mentions

The changes allow parties to be represented by someone other than a lawyer during mention hearings.

Logistics

20 AUGUST 2020
DMIRS no longer issuing Miner's Rights

DMIRS no longer issuing Miner's Rights

DMIRS no longer issuing Miner's Rights or assessing Section 40E permit applications.

Covid-19

06 APRIL 2020
DMIRS pandemic preparedness plans

DMIRS pandemic preparedness plans

WA mines department pushing for online services to be used as much as possible.

Covid-19

25 MARCH 2020