Swire News

Making lasting connections

The AIEF Mentor Program pairs students with volunteers from AIEF’s corporate partners and aims to create structured, trusting relationships that will support students through school and beyond.

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7-Jun-2017


Operation Outback

Clinton Luckett hails from an area of Australia where Indigenous culture still thrives. His role as Operations Supervisor at Kalari brings together his heritage and professional skills. Clinton talked to Swire News recently about his career, and how Kalari enables him to give back to the community:

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7-Jun-2017


Kalari and HSE merge

John Swire & Sons Pty, Kalari and HSE Mining’s parent company, today announced the merger of the two companies, effective immediately.

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14-Feb-2017


Diversity at HSE Mining

HSE Mining is committed to equality in the workplace and with the mining sector’s average female demographic at just 8.9 per cent, there is a great need for improvement.

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19-Dec-2016


Driver Safety System fatigue monitoring

HSE Mining recently conducted a trial of Driver Safety System (DSS) fatigue monitoring on four haul trucks at South Walker Creek Mine.

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19-Nov-2016


Diversity and inclusion

We believe in the strong, diverse and inclusive culture of our team.

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19-Nov-2016


Kui Downs driving productivity

Kui Downs is unlike any other HSE Mining premise. Positioned among thousands of acres of grazing fields is a large workshop with some idle equipment, spares and parts.

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6-Nov-2016


Safety Best Practice at Kalari

At the 2016 Kalari Safety Summit, 11 groups from around the country presented their Safety Best Practices, ranging from training, to equipment, to systems.

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6-Oct-2016


Kalari recognised for continuous improvement to safety

Kalari is committed to providing a safe and incident free workplace. We are continually working to eliminate hazards and recognise fatigue as being an important area of focus. We believe it is the responsibility of the team as a whole to be able to recognise the signs of fatigue and take action in order to avoid injury.

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3-Sep-2016


Peak Downs recruitment drive

HSE Mining is dedicated to building a strong and permanent workforce and is currently focused on establishing a directly employed workforce at their Peak Downs project.

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17-Aug-2016


Port Augusta workshop upgrade

Following the successful mobilisation of the BHP Olympic Dam project, upgrades to the new Port Augusta depot are well underway.

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27-Jul-2016


Driving productivity at Ceduna

The Ceduna operation has taken delivery of three new Twin-Steer prime movers for the haulage of heavy mineral concentrate on the 550-kilometre round trip from the Iluka resources JA mine to the Port of Thevenard. The prime movers replace conventional single steer axle prime movers, hauling in triple road train configuration.

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18-Jul-2016


Queensland Mining Contractor Awards

HSE Mining is extremely proud to advise it has been selected as a finalist for the Queensland Mining Contractor Awards.

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17-Jun-2016


QLD Resources Council Indigenous awards

HSE Mining was proud to be a sponsor at this years' QLD Resources Council Indigenous Awards which were held on Monday 30th May.

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30-May-2016


New excavator for South Walker Creek

This machine is a Hitachi EX5600-6 hydraulic excavator in a back-hoe configuration capable of lifting around 34 cubic meters of material in a single pass.

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12-May-2016


Continuous improvement leads to best practice

Across the global group, Swire businesses seek to exchange ideas, learn from each other, share solutions to common problems and inspire new thinking.

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29-Apr-2016


Two centuries of endeavour

The year 2016 marks two significant milestones for Swire: it is the group’s 200th anniversary and it is also 150 years since Swire first opened an office in China.

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15-Apr-2016


International Women's Day Awards

Congratulations to Karen Nye on being first runner up in the Operator/Trades Person of the Year category at the QRC/WIMARQ International Women’s Day Breakfast and Resources Awards for Women.

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8-Mar-2016


Cutting emissions with the help of solar arrays and the Swire Sustainability Fund

solar panels

The logistics industry is resource intensive and potentially has a major impact on our environment. Over the years, Swire subsidiary Kalari has invested in technology and infrastructure to minimise this impact. Operating the business in the most efficient and sustainable way possible is one of Kalari’s highest priorities, and the company is in the process of taking the next ...

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20-Apr-2015


New Kalari depot officially opened in Moranbah, Queensland

moranbah

On Wednesday 27 August Swire subsidiary Kalari officially opened its new depot in Moranbah, Queensland. The occasion was celebrated at an official opening ceremony, attended by a range of guests and the John Swire & Sons Pty Ltd board. A commemorative plaque was unveiled by board Director Sam Swire.

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17-Dec-2014



Fast fact

1855
Melbourne, July 1855 Young Liverpool merchant John Samuel Swire establishes Swire Bros. in Melbourne, a modest import-export operation and the start of Swire in Australia.