All articles by JP Casey

  1. Giving miners a voice: how disempowered workers face safety risks

    From respiratory diseases caused by dust kicked up in underground operations to the impact of collapsing ceilings and malfunctioning machinery,…
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    11 Feb
  2. Eyes on the road: in pursuit of safer, cleaner mining vehicles

    While mining remains a hugely profitable venture for many of the world’s largest companies, providing a source of income for…
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    5 Feb
  3. Rehabilitating Australia’s mines: projects leading the way

    Mining is one of the biggest industries in Australia, with profits surging A$27.7bn in the second half of 2017, according…
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    4 Feb
  4. Minerals Council of Australia opposes new industrial manslaughter laws in Victoria

    The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has voiced its concern over the introduction of new industrial manslaughter laws in the…
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    1 Feb
  5. Methane from Chinese coal mines rises despite government efforts

    A study published this week has reported that methane emissions from Chinese coal mines have continued to rise, despite government…
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    31 Jan
  6. BHP and Rio Tinto support call for aboriginal political representation

    Mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto have backed the Uluru Statement From the Heart, a statement drafted in 2017 by…
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    31 Jan
  7. South Africa risks 150,000 mining jobs if Eskom electricity tariff increase goes ahead

    The Minerals Council of South Africa has warned that the country’s annual gold production could fall by 120 tons, and…
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    30 Jan
  8. Vale to cut production and lose $1.4bn in profit following dam disaster

    In the wake of the collapse of a dam at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão iron mine, the world’s biggest iron…
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    30 Jan
  9. The six biggest gold mines in Australia

    With the country’s top two mines, Boddington and the Fimiston ‘Super Pit’ operation, both investing heavily in expansion projects, Australia…
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    30 Jan
  10. Indian Government looks to the north-east as mining in Goa struggles

    The Indian Government is looking to expand its mining operations in the country’s north-eastern states, especially iron and coal operations,…
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    29 Jan

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