Heart of Australia head of operations Ewan Wylie spoke to Quarry about the importance of health surveillance for quarry and mining workers.
Kinder mechanical engineer Jack Cain discusses processes to control the exposure of dust in quarrying operations.
The Victorian Government has urged all sectors, including mining and resources, to establish strong security culture following advice from Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA (CME) and its member companies have introduced guidelines to limit alcohol consumption at on-site accommodation facilities across the resources sector.
Castella Quarries has advertised two job vacancies on a countryside quarry north-east of Melbourne, as the company expands across its hard rock resource with a 100-year lifespan.
Safety is a massive priority in the quarrying sector, and justifiably so. Ensuring that all on-site workers get home at the end of the day is critical, and there are a variety of safety systems and methods used by sites throughout Australia. Many of the options still rely on person-to-person communication or expensive, complex hardware setups, which can be subject to human error or blow the budget for many quarry businesses.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator is bringing quarry operators and managers together at the 2022 Small Mines Roadshow from February to April.
Accidents don’t just happen when things are going badly; they often happen when things appear to be going well. Jodi Goodall, of Brady Heywood, explains the concept of chronic unease in high hazard industries like quarrying, and how it can be applied in practice.
The IQA’s Queensland branch held a follow up health and safety workshop in Brisbane on 11 November. The aim was to provide an opportunity to update knowledge on key safety topics raised at the Queensland Safety & Health Conference earlier in the year and promote further dialogue about ways to improve the industry’s approach to work health and safety issues.