All posts by Melanie Stark

Eriez describes how coarse particle flotation improves the traditional processing circuit

Eriez Flotation Division, an innovator in the mineral processing industry, has published a new brochure titled “This Changes Everything!” The literature explains how coarse particle flotation (CPF) technology can increase mill throughput by as much as 15 to 20 percent while reducing energy and media consumption and providing a coarse tailings stream, without a loss … Continue reading Eriez describes how coarse particle flotation improves the traditional processing circuit

How to Control Cabin Respirable Mine Dust Exposures and Comply with Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL)

“Imagine having to breathe through a tiny tube that will continue to shrink in size over time: this is one of the many health risks posed from respirable mine dust” In recent times, the exposure level to respirable dust that any machine operator [fixed or mobile plant] is exposed to has become a WHS imperative due to the resurgence of Black … Continue reading How to Control Cabin Respirable Mine Dust Exposures and Comply with Occupational Exposure Limits (OEL)

The El Niño weather event and its effects on water management in mining

Introduction With our country experiencing another cyclic El Niño weather event, water use, water management and the competition for water will no doubt be brought in the minds of the public. Current conflict over state water licences within the Murray Darling basin will become more acerbic in its nature and mining will be pitted against … Continue reading The El Niño weather event and its effects on water management in mining

Safer, faster, cleaner oil storage

Oil contamination is a leading cause of machinery failure. In fact, 90 per cent of machinery failure is due to unclean lubricants. Accidentally mixing even a small amount of different oils together impairs a lubricant’s ability to control friction, wear and corrosion, leading to a manufacturer’s nightmare. It is important that whenever a lubricant is transferred … Continue reading Safer, faster, cleaner oil storage

Tickets are selling out fast for the Austmine Mining Innovation Roadshow in Brisbane

Join over 120 METS and Mining professionals on Wednesday 4th October 2017, in Brisbane. This event is a unique opportunity to connect with some of Australia’s most forward thinking leaders in the mining industry. Throughout the course of the day you will have the chance to hear about the challenges and achievements that are impacting … Continue reading Tickets are selling out fast for the Austmine Mining Innovation Roadshow in Brisbane