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Jan 20, 2021
Action on sexual harassment findings

Action on sexual harassment findings

The Australian minerals industry has committed to action to eliminate workplace sexual harassment. It’s in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Respect@Work: Sexual Harassment National Inquiry (2020) findings. The Commission’s report found 40 per cent of the minerals industry workforce had experienced some form of sexual harassment in the past five years, with women mo...

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Jul 15, 2020
Rio Tinto helps bring CT scanner to the Cape

Rio Tinto helps bring CT scanner to the Cape

Weipa is set to receive a state-of-the-art CT scanner through a $1.15 million pledge from local bauxite miner Rio Tinto and the Old Mapoon Aboriginal Corporation. The CT scanner will allow the Weipa Integrated Health Service to deliver more advanced medical services and give people from the broader region access to the vital service without needing to fly to Cairns. It is part of a partners...

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Jun 08, 2020
Queensland generated steam

Queensland generated steam

Partner sponsor It may well be that society is driven by technology. Well every head needs a heart and the heart of modern industry is steam. From hospitals to food treatment to electricity generation, steam affects change in most people’s lives for the better. Steam is right among solutions for the new ‘green’ era. This includes powering turbines which are run from waste biomass l...

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Mar 07, 2019
Changes to health checks for coal mine workers

Changes to health checks for coal mine workers

A health notice from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy. From 1 March 2019, employers of staff or contractors who access a coal mine site as part of their job must appoint a doctor (an Appointed Medical Advisor or AMA) from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy’s (DNRME) register.  Employers have until 1 March 2020 to notify DNRME of this appointmen...

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