Nevada’s Jerritt Canyon mine criticized for safety violations

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The company Veris Gold USA, owner and operator of the Jerritt Canyon mine in Elko County, Nevada, is being the target of hard criticism by the assistant US secretary of labor. Apparently the gold mine has failed to protect its workers after federal inspectors issued more than 60 citations and orders related to health and safety … Read more

Australian company uses big data to prevent mining accidents

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A Western Australia-based company is showing that the integration of big data in a mining or construction project might help reduce accidents. At least, that’s the goal of a new tech initiative, boosted by Justin Strharsky and his firm Synaptor. The company is using incident logs and other reports generated on large mining and construction sites … Read more