All posts by Steven Impey

Australian miners save millions with better risk management

As the mining industry evolves, the role of the industry insurer has to evolve with it. Demand for commodities is constantly changing as governments and businesses pursue renewable energy targets. Yet although fossil fuels will eventually play a diminished role in Australian power generation, it will be replaced by the need for cobalt and lithium … Continue reading Australian miners save millions with better risk management

Radar Sensor Level Management Solution For Bulk Solids

The mining industry presents some of the harshest conditions for equipment and workers. But with industry pressure to keep costs to a minimum while maximising efficiency, execution of tasks simply cannot be jeopardised by equipment that isn’t capable of withstanding and delivering accurate results under these conditions. Even the smallest design or functional fault of … Continue reading Radar Sensor Level Management Solution For Bulk Solids

Guess who’s back? New 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC launches

Over 20 years ago, Speedglas launched the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet Series 9000. Many welders still consider the classic Speedglas 9000 model the perfect balance of welding helmet shape, size, and weight. So, two decades later, the welding helmet profile that welders love is being relaunched with high performing Speedglas TrueView optics and a head harness made for … Continue reading Guess who’s back? New 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC launches

Welders, don’t let your health go up in smoke

Increasing knowledge about the health hazards associated with breathing welding fumes and gases above certain concentrations and the serious illnesses that can result emphasises the need to educate, train and provide welders with appropriate protection. Written in partnership by David Chippendale, Marketing Manager at Australian Welding Supplies (AWS) and Terry Gorman, Senior Occupational Hygienist and Technical Specialist from … Continue reading Welders, don’t let your health go up in smoke

Construction starts at Woodlawn Zinc-Copper mine

Heron Resources has marked the start of works at its wholly owned Woodlawn Zinc-Copper project Construction of the 1.5Mtpa processing plant and associated infrastructure is expected to take approximately 15 months with commissioning in late 2018 ahead of first production in early 2019. Both the lead construction contractor, Sedgman, and the earthworks contractor, Ertech, have commenced mobilisation … Continue reading Construction starts at Woodlawn Zinc-Copper mine