As is tradition several times each year at Roy Hill, we have a special occasion to honour and support breast cancer survivors and women employees of Roy, and/or Hancock. Mrs Rinehart gave a speech today at the seventh pink truck ceremony in support of breast cancer sufferers. These events are very special occasions where Mrs Rinehart and members of the Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill communities show their sympathy, support and love for those touched by breast cancer and related cancers.
A new video has been released showcasing Roy Hill’s village, mine, processing, rail and port facilities.
Created for Roy Hill employees to share with their friends and families, the ‘Where we Work’ video features high quality drone footage and descriptions of core operational processes.
Roy Hill and North Metropolitan TAFE are working together to meet mining skill demands by providing apprenticeships and traineeships to Roy Hill employees.
More than 150 Roy Hill employees will be offered traineeships in Surface Extraction Operations and Resource Processing to prepare them for job roles including mobile plant operators, mineral processing operators and port operators.
32-year old employee Jana Buvari is learning to maintain the communication systems on Roy Hill’s railway as part of her Electronics and Communications apprenticeship with North Metropolitan TAFE (please view video here).
In his 10-year career as a train driver, Brad Main has never been involved in anything quite like Roy Hill’s pink trucks and locomotives initiative to support and raise awareness of breast cancer.
On Friday 15 February 2019, Brad, who has been contracted to drive Roy Hill trains for three years by Karijini Rail, had the honour of being at the helm of the first ever pink locomotive’s six-hour journey to the mine.
Shipping partner Berge Bulk has followed Roy Hill’s lead, and is the first to paint one of its ore ships pink. Read Berge Bulk’s recent article on how Roy Hill’s commitment to support breast cancer awareness has inspired the company and shipping crew to get behind the cause.
Happy International Women’s Day
All the best from Gina Rinehart, Tad, Garry and Barry and everyone at Roy Hill.
Today the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology announced recipients of the Government’s METS Ignited Collaborative Project Funds, confirming Roy Hill’s innovative project with Mineral Technologies will receive $1 million from the Government, matching funds contributed by Roy Hill.
“I am delighted the Government is supporting our partnership with Mineral Technologies – a project that seeks to enhance the operational efficiency of our mine, delivering more high-grade product while reducing waste for the same operational cost” said Roy Hill CEO Barry Fitzgerald.
Watch the video