The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that there will be...
- China to penalise 163 officials for failing to curb aluminium emissions
- Mining personnel stay safe everyday with diesel emissions analysers
- Mining ventilation: how to support and monitor a safe air supply
- Giving miners a voice: how disempowered workers face safety risks
- Rehabilitating Australia’s mines: projects leading the way
China to penalise 163 officials for failing to curb aluminium emissions
The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that there will be penalties for officials in Shandong, the country’s largest aluminium producing centre, for failing to cut coal consumption to limit the environmental impacts of aluminium production.
US court slams Trump administration’s coal mining policy
A US federal court has suspended a government plan to open up coal mining on federal lands, claiming that it did not adequately consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.
Vale to resume operations at Brucutu iron ore mine in Brazil
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale has announced that it expects to resume operations within 72 hours at Brucutu mine in Sao Goncalo do Rio Abaixo in the state of Minas Gerais.
Hydration Health & Safety 365 – Dehydration is a Threat in Every Season
“Pryme has launched ‘Hydration Health & Safety 365’ to increase awareness about the importance of proper hydration all through the year,” says Terry Houlihan, managing director of Pryme.
March’s top news stories
The UK-based World Gold Council has launched a consultation for a draft of its Responsible Gold Mining Principles, and The Minerals Council of South Africa has applied for a judicial review of the country’s Mining Charter, which was updated last year following years of debate. Mining-technology.com wraps up key headlines from March 2019.
Mining personnel stay safe everyday with diesel emissions analysers
Diesel engines are common in in the mining workplace, so it’s vital that workers are conscious of the breathable levels of the fuel’s emissions present in the air. A diesel emissions analyser can be used to track these levels, and make sure personnel are working in safe and habitable conditions.
Dewatering Options for Management of Fine Gold Tailings in Western Australian Goldfields
Typical tailing disposal systems in the Western Australian Goldfields consist of tailings paddock facilities, where tailings are discharged either from a single outlet or from spigots around ring dyke.
Mining ventilation: how to support and monitor a safe air supply
The maintenance of a mining ventilation system is integral for the health and security of the operation’s personnel. Regulation of airflow is something which needs to be taken very seriously – in some cases, just a few seconds of breathing in a contaminant such as carbon monoxide can have devastating consequences.
Mapping natural risks for South American miners
Meteorological agencies are warning of increasing risks of an El Niño storm event in 2019, which poses a risk for South American miners. It wouldn’t be the first natural crisis experienced by the continent’s mining sector. We map the natural disasters that have hit South American miners in recent years.
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