MinEx shares articles of interest to keep you up to date with health and safety trends and information

2018

June

Truck accidents on the rise - MinEx - Inside Resources (8 June)

Industry still not complaint - MinEx - Inside Resources (1 June)

 

May

Wait for dust results before requiring quarry buffers - AQA - Inside Resources (31 May)

WorkSafe settles on site-specific CoC - Inside Resources (28 May)

Peak extractives group proposal not dead - Inside Resources (25 May)

Alternative to health and safety prosecution - Inside Resources (25 May)

AQA proposes full-time chief exec role - Inside Resources (23 May)

OceanaGold to pay $728k for worker death - Inside Resources (9 May)

Back to basics at MinEx workshops - Inside Resources (8 May)

Looming gravel shortage may crush future projects - Quarry Australia (7 May)

WorkSafe advice on silica dust - Q&M Magazine (5 May)

 

April

Little dust in Yaldhurst monitoring - Inside Resources (30 April)

Gravel shortage could throw housing and roading projects into doubt - TV1 News (29 April)

Site specific CoC criteria due June - Inside Resources (13 April)

MinEx seeks introduction of CoC changes by midyear (13 April)

WorkSafe quarry visit discussion - Q & M (10 April)

MinEx wants alluvial gold code of practice included in regulations - Inside Resources (3 April)

 

March

Executive Interview - Wayne Scott - chief executive MinEx - Inside Resources (28 March)

Worker confidence key to quarry safety - Inside Resources (27 March 2018)

Silicosis concerns groundless. says extractive industry chiel - Quarry Australia (March 2018)

Lead role for past president in pushing safety compliance - Quarry Australia (March 2018)

Focus on 'near hits' to save lives - Minex - Inside Resources (15 March 2018)

Fall incidents dominate statistics - Australian Mine Safety (7 March)

Driver hurt in Northland quarry crash - Inside Resources (9 March)

Quarry health bosses play down fears of silicosis to Canterbury residents - Stuff (5 March)

WorkSafe asked to improve safety in Kiwi quarries - 1News (3 March 2018)

Change to CoC requirements could help Tai Poutini - Inside Resources (2 March 2018)

 

February

Respirable Crystalline Fact Sheet - MinEx (Feb 2018)

Rogue small quarries must shape up of be shut down - AQA News (Feb 2018)

Incident reporting to focus on near misses - MinEx - Inside Resources (20 Feb 2018)

MinEx Respirable Crystalline Survey Results

Quarry inspectors needed - Safeguard Update (23 Feb 2018)

WorkSafe forum to focus on extractives training - Inside Resources (19 Feb)

Mentors drive improved quarry exam result - Inside Resources (9 Feb)

Focus where it counts - Safeguard (Jan/Feb 2018)

Wayne Scott, Chief Executive MinEx - Safeguard (Jan/Feb 2018)

 

January

Yaldhurst dust monitoring shows safe level exceeded - Inside Resources (15 Jan)

Man in the Middle - Q&M Magazine (Jan 2018)

Call to close non-complying quarries on health and safety - Inside Resources (17 Jan 2018)

Newshub kills quarry dust lung cancer story - Inside Resources (19 Jan)

MinEx says no silicosis risk for residents - Inside Resources (26 Jan 2018)

Industry urges stronger CoC requirements - Inside Resources (29 Jan 2018)

The Battle Lines of Us vs Them - Australian Mine Safety (Summer 2018)

MinEx push for more manager training - Inside Resources (25 Jan 2018)

 

2017

December

Mentoring builds confidence and results - AQA News (Dec 2017)

Quarry manager burnout a wake up call - IOQNZ - Inside Resources (5 Dec)

MinEx seeks specific quarry and alluvial regs - Inside Resources (11 Dec 2017)

Yaldhurst dust monitoring failure risk - MinEx - Inside Resources (15 Dec 2017)

Call to save lives from RCS exposure - MinEx - Inside Resources (20 Dec 2017)

Change and challenge ahead for quarry sector - Contractor (21 Dec 2018)

 

November

The industry in perspective - Q&M Magazine (2 Nov 2017)

New CoC standards a win for industry - MinEx (22 Nov)

Stop trainees dropping out of MITO-funded courses - MinEx - Inside Resources (20 Nov 2018)

 

September

New MinEx head eyes health and safety - Mining NZ (Spring 2017)

Alarming incidence of vehicle collisions - Australian Mine Safety (7 Sept)

MinEx encouraged by mentor response - Inside Resources (29 Sep 2017)

 

August

Beyond paper cuts - Safeguard update (14 Aug 2017)

MinEx proposes new qualifications framework - Inside Resources (22 Aug)

Wayne Scott: Bringing together 'us' and 'them' - Contractor (29 Aug 2017)

 

July

Rocks and hard places - Safeguard update (31 July 2017)

Rocks and hard places - Safeguard (July/Aug 2017)

MinEx seeks quarry CoC mentors - Inside Resouces (17 July)

Quarry NZ: MinEx flags fatalities, training as priorities - Inside Resources (21 July)

 

WorkSafe advice on silica dust