Safety culture needs support from the top

Safety culture needs support from the top

Companies should be committed to maintaining corporate memory of safety issues.

Sustainability

31 OCTOBER 2019
QMRS gas inertisation skills in high demand

QMRS gas inertisation skills in high demand

The QMRS deployed a GAG unit last year to fight the underground fire at Peabody's North Goonyella.

Innovation

31 OCTOBER 2019
Peabody gives up on Goonyella 10 North Panel

Peabody gives up on Goonyella 10 North Panel

The company expects no meaningful North Goonyella volumes for three or more years.

Maintenance automation could improve safety

Maintenance automation could improve safety

Automation of non-production activities offered more than a 25% opportunity to improve safety.

Innovation

31 OCTOBER 2019
Drones and VR adapted for underground safety

Drones and VR adapted for underground safety

This put them in a virtual world that feels very real where they would have to pick up instruments.

Innovation

31 OCTOBER 2019
News Wrap

News Wrap

Colombian coal takes on Australian miners in Asia market switch.

Investment

31 OCTOBER 2019
Whitehaven busies itself at Vickery while awaiting extension approval

Whitehaven busies itself at Vickery while awaiting extension approval

Preliminary design work for the project infrastructure, which included the CHPP, was started.

Development

30 OCTOBER 2019
Palmer submits Galilee mining lease application

Palmer submits Galilee mining lease application

Waratah Coal plans to mine a total of 40Mtpa of coal from two open-cut and four underground mines.

Development

30 OCTOBER 2019
Worker suffers broken ribs at Moolarben incident

Worker suffers broken ribs at Moolarben incident

The worker was airlifted to hospital, and is reported to have suffered multiple broken ribs.

Sustainability

30 OCTOBER 2019
Mackay region organises for mining skills development

Mackay region organises for mining skills development

The possibilities for Mackay were strong and included addressing skills shortages.

Innovation

30 OCTOBER 2019
Industry super fund puts heat on BHP over the company it keeps

Industry super fund puts heat on BHP over the company it keeps

BHP has robust governance processes in place to monitor and review the climate and energy policies.

Sustainability

30 OCTOBER 2019
News Wrap

News Wrap

NSW hopes to find new water reserves in aerial survey.

Investment

30 OCTOBER 2019