Mineral Resources and Lifeline partner for mental health

MinRes and Lifeline partner for mental health

Mineral Resources (MinRes) has forged a $600,000 alliance with Lifeline WA, a mental health service offering 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Over a three-year period, this partnership will finance the training of 300 volunteer digital crisis supporters. The collaboration comes in response to Lifeline WA’s revelation that the demand for digital crisis support […]

Closing Loopholes Bill – IR reforms will create a hole in economy

Closing Loopholes Bill

The Closing Loopholes Bill – IR reforms will ‘create a hole in economy’, CCIWA tells hearing During a recent Senate committee hearing on industrial relations (IR) reforms in Perth, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) articulated the concerns of local businesses. The committee was apprised of the potential adverse consequences of […]

WA scholarships to support mining mental health

WA scholarships to support mining mental health

The Western Australian Government has introduced the Mental Awareness, Respect and Safety (MARS) program. A ground breaking initiative which is dedicated to promoting mental health within the mining industry. This program features a series of PhD scholarships hosted by the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA). As part of this program, eligible students will […]

Safety alert issued after pressure vessel failure injures worker

Safety alert issued | Pressure vessel injures worker | Silverstone

Safety alert issued after pressure vessel failure injures worker. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) in Western Australia has released a safety alert. the safety alert follows an incident that occurred in April 2020. A worker was injured by an air receiver. During the incident, compressed air was being transferred from one […]