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Blockade Australia

Serial anti-coal protestor jailed for one year

A demonstrator will spend the next 12 months behind bars for repeatedly interfering with mining operations. Eric Herbert was arrested and sentenced without parole for preventing coal trains from...

Cat 789D WesTrac automation training centre

Rio Tinto and WesTrac celebrate autonomous partnership

A multinational mining company and CAT equipment supplier commemorated their first six months of automation training. Rio Tinto and WesTrac recently celebrated their Automated Haulage Systems (AHS)...

Westwood coal train wreck

Central Qld coal transport ends in tragedy

A routine resources delivery across Central Queensland’s Rockhampton region tragically ended in a workplace fatality. A Margate family is grieving the loss of a 49-year-old man whose life was...

Carosue Dam Gold Mine workers

$16B merger will create a top 10 global mining giant

Two precious metal producers plan to combine their operations to become one of the world’s biggest and safest resources companies. Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings will...

Caterpillar driverless truck

Mine workers will do driverless truck training in WA

Mining employees will be sent to an equipment dealer’s new autonomous learning facility in Western Australia’s South West region. Mine workers from across the nation will have to make...

Mine dust

Mining giant announces $300M dust reduction project

A multinational resources company will significantly remove potentially hazardous airborne particles from its metal mines in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. BHP will spend a further $300...

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