Queensland University of Technology (QUT) robotics researchers say they have developed new technology to equip underground mining vehicles to navigate autonomously through dust, camera blur and bad lighting.
Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources has approved development of its Cataby project in Western Australia after securing offtake agreements for majority of its synthetic rutile production.
Australian gold miner Newcrest Mining is set to sell its majority stake in the Bonikro gold operation in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa to a consortium for $81 million.
Gold developer Gascoyne Resources has confirmed that NRW Holdings will be its mining contractor at the Dalgaranga operation in the Murchison region of Western Australia.
Mineral processing contractor Sedgman has won contracts at QCoal Group’s Byerwen coal mine in Queensland worth almost $100 million.