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Swearing on site for cancer research

It’s common knowledge that our mine sites are filled with the toughest of the tough, and it’s no secret that the odd swear word gets thrown around. While a new Swear Jar campaign to raise money for...

WATCH: FIFO duo lip-sync for Valentine’s Day again

The dynamic Pilbara FIFO lip-syncing duo is back with another Valentine’s Day performance. Jason Allen and Jamie Byers released a video last year of the pair lip-syncing to Whitney...

Inexperienced workers a factor in mine death increase

  Speaking at the Department of Mines and Petroleum Mine Safety Roadshow in Geraldton on Tuesday, mine safety inspector Doug Barclay said an influx of inexperienced mine workers is partly to...

Mental health focus at safety conference

The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference, held in Townsville this week, saw more than 500 delegates gather, with one word on their lips: safety. Featuring three days of safety...

Mining Asteroids in Space: Coming To A Galaxy Near You

Two companies in the U.S. have pledged to launch a series of spacecraft and exploratory satellites to investigate the possibility of mining natural resources from asteroids – as early as 2016. One of...

Mine Companies Putting Production Before Safety

Mine companies are not doing enough to prevent permanent injury to workers who operate high vibrating machinery, and are putting productivity targets before workers welfare, according to an expert in...

Safety Auditors Laughed At By Roy Hill Workers

Safety inspectors were laughed at by Roy Hill mine project workers after raising safety concerns during an audit, according to documents from the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). The audit...

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