High winds, especially in hot, dry climates, lead to high volumes of airborne dust. As drivers in Tucson, Arizona, are finding out, a lack of dust control during times like these can create a serious hazard on the roads.
Mining technologies have advanced rapidly in recent years and safety regulations have at times struggled to keep up. Here are a few policies mine operators can enforce to keep workers safe in modernized working environments.
The offshore oil and gas industry in the United Kingdom is making a recruitment push in an effort to diversify its workforce. If the sector’s leadership is any indication, it will serve as an excellent place for women throughout the UK to realize their ambitions.
New investments from the Canadian Government in gravel compactors for Manitoba’s airports will lead to stronger runways, but compaction alone won’t be enough to ensure easy landings and takeoffs on these unpaved surfaces.
Australian mining giant Northern Star announced that it is still moving forward with its planned acquisition of the Pogo underground gold mine from Sumitomo, making a play to discover new gold reserves and extend the mine’s lifespan.