More miners suspend operations

More miners suspend operations

COVID-19 concerns cause more miners to call a halt to their operations.

Covid-19

26 MARCH 2020
Power to chair national COVID-19 response

Power to chair national COVID-19 response

Nev Power appointed to chair the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission.

Covid-19

25 MARCH 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
Browns Range on C&M in response to COVID-19

Browns Range on C&M in response to COVID-19

Company expects further COVID-19 restrictions will make it harder to move people to and from site.

Covid-19

25 MARCH 2020
Mount Garnet, Surveyor put on care and maintenance

Mount Garnet, Surveyor put on care and maintenance

Community COVID-19 concerns blamed for the care and maintenance move.

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
Mining COVID-19 response goes national

Mining COVID-19 response goes national

National round table convenes to try and find solutions to COVID-19 problems facing miners.

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
FIFO frameworks being finalised

FIFO frameworks being finalised

A framework to help clarify WA FIFO arrangements is up for approval.

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
Swick rigs suspended

Swick rigs suspended

Contractor's rigs suspended due to COVID-19 response measures.

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
FIFO turbulence expected

FIFO turbulence expected

Miners expecting FIFO flights to be "massively curtailed".

Covid-19

24 MARCH 2020
Bauxite Hills shipping stays on schedule as COVID-19 bites

Bauxite Hills shipping stays on schedule as COVID-19 bites

Shipping still on schedule at Metro's Far North Queensland bauxite mine.

Covid-19

23 MARCH 2020
Lynas to lay low in Kuantan

Lynas to lay low in Kuantan

COVID-19 control measures cause Lynas to shut up shop in Kuantan.

Covid-19

23 MARCH 2020
Rex threatens to bale out of RPT but will keep flying FIFO and freight

Rex threatens to bale out of RPT but will keep flying FIFO and freight

Measure to come into effect from April 6 unless federal and state governments underwrite RPT routes....

Covid-19

23 MARCH 2020