HEALTH AND SAFETY Mining News

Australian miners face depression and anxiety

Australian health professionals say depression, anxiety, and stress are hidden in workers on most mines and companies should spend more on protecting mental health.

Planned new US mine safety measures to raise costs for miners

The National Mining Association says it is concerned with the speed at which new safety laws are being planned, as many rest on technical studies that require significant review Planned new U.S. mine safety rules, following a blast that killed 29 men

MSHA Issues Guidelines for Industry Compliance with Ventilation Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced the release of four new program information bulletins pertaining to ventilation issues in underground coal mines. Mine Safety and Health Administration made the […]

The Mine of the Future Might be a Thing of the Past

Automated operations are winning over today's mining industry. Whether it is autonomous trucks, tele-operated drills and blasts or automated logistics applications, mines are increasingly introducing these kinds of equipment and solutions, partly to better their […]

MSHA warns 16 mining companies over safety

Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration officials said Thursday they told 16 U.S. mining companies they have patterns of violating health and safety rules and warned them to clean up their acts or face …more […]

ArcelorMittal and unions sign groundbreaking global agreement on occupational health and safety

The world’s largest steel company, ArcelorMittal, and trade unions representing its employees across the globe yesterday signed a new and groundbreaking agreement to further improve health and standards throughout the company. The agreement, the first […]

Budget can help Australian minerals industry to expand

The Minerals Council of Australia says the 2008-09 Budget “takes important steps in the right direction. The MCA commends the overall Budget strategy which introduces a longer term planning framework, focuses on the need to […]

Anglo American ties safety to managers promotions

Anglo American has ramped up its programme to achieve zero deaths in accidents at its mines with an initiative to tie manager's promotion to the accomplishment of health and safety targets.

Anglo American ties safety to managers promotions

Anglo American has ramped up its programme to achieve zero deaths in accidents at its mines with an initiative to tie manager's promotion to the accomplishment of health and safety targets.

Sensidyne assets of Sensidyne, Inc

MULHEIM-RUHR, GERMANY / CLEARWATER, FL, April 28, 2008 – Sensidyne, LP a Florida limited partnership and member of the Schauenburg Group has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Sensidyne, Inc., a leading manufacturer […]

Sensidyne assets of Sensidyne, Inc

MULHEIM-RUHR, GERMANY / CLEARWATER, FL, April 28, 2008 – Sensidyne, LP a Florida limited partnership and member of the Schauenburg Group has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Sensidyne, Inc., a leading manufacturer […]

MSHA certification for ActiveMine

Active Control Technology has applied to have key components of ActiveMineTM, a 100% wireless two-way voice communications and tracking system for underground miners, certified by the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The company […]