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Simon Trott said he was shocked by the extent of the sex attack scourge across the WA resources sector and wants Rio to make respectful behaviours just as much a part of daily conversations as safety.
Stuart McKinnon and Caitlyn Rintoul
Rio Tinto iron ore chief executive Simon Trott has flagged the use of battery-powered locomotives to help haul the company’s iron ore across its sprawling Pilbara network.
Workers in the resources sector experience more mild to moderate depression, anxiety and stress levels than the general population but fewer cases that are severe and extremely severe, according to a survey.
Fortescue Metals Group is ramping up plans to decarbonise its Pilbara rail network by adding two locomotives to the green fuels testing facility operated by subsidiary Fortescue Future Industries at Hazelmere.
Andrew Forrest is positioning himself as a player in IGO’s proposed takeover of Western Areas.
Shares in Perth-based Emmerson Resources have more than doubled after the company hit thick, high-grade copper intersections at its Hermitage project in the Northern Territory.
The Australian mineral exploration sector is in a state of rude health with expenditure hitting fresh seven-year highs as a wave of new funds pour in, according to a report by consulting and advisory firm BDO.
Perenti Global’s Barminco has teamed up with mine safety company Newtrax to roll-out technology across its Sandvik heavy underground mining fleet aimed at improving safety.
Beleaguered gold play Bullseye Mining has welcomed a $117 million scrip offer from Cambodian-focused Emerald Resources as it fights legal action on several fronts.
Northern Star Resources managing director Stuart Tonkin has taken advantage of the gold miner’s soft share price to top up his stake.
Mineral Resources is partnering with automation specialist Hexagon to pioneer driverless road trains as part of its plan to unlock stranded iron ore deposits in the Pilbara.
The main threat to Australia’s LNG industry is not emissions reduction but a lack of reserves, according to a leading energy analyst.
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