All articles by JP Casey

  1. NSW Resources Regulator updates safety compliance priorities

    The NSW Resources Regulator has announced updates to its compliance priorities for the second half of 2018 to improve safety…
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    7 Aug
  2. South Africa continues Eastern Cape mining ban amid growing tensions

    A further two-year moratorium on mining rights in the South African province of Eastern Cape has not eased tensions between…
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    7 Aug
  3. IQA considers safety culture awards following winning mindfulness programme

    The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is considering nominations for its Gold Hard Hat Award for Excellence in Site Safety…
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    6 Aug
  4. Queensland mining rehabilitation legislation has ‘significant loopholes’

    Activists have accused the Queensland Government of leaving significant loopholes in its new mining rehabilitation legislation, which could lead to…
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    6 Aug
  5. How to avoid underground collisions in mines

    As mining operations continue to grow in scale – Anglo American invested $5.3bn into a new copper mine in Peru…
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    6 Aug
  6. South African residents protest sand mining on safety grounds

    Local residents in the South African town of Verulam have protested against a mining permit that could be granted to…
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    2 Aug
  7. Chilean miners vote to strike at world’s biggest copper mine

    Workers at the world’s biggest copper mine, the BHP-owned Escondida operation in Chile, have voted to reject a new wage…
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    2 Aug
  8. MSHA to hold safety meetings on powered haulage devices

    The US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has arranged a series of meetings to discuss improvements…
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    1 Aug
  9. Philippines lifts two-year mining ban on exploration permits

    The Philippines has lifted a two-year mining ban on the approval of exploration permits as the country aims to better…
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    1 Aug
  10. Australia invests over A$1m in Bowen Basin mining projects

    The Australian Government’s Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Growth Centre Ignited Project will invest around A$1.14m into four Bowen…
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    31 Jul
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