- Anglo American
- BHP Billiton
- Bowen Basin
- contract mining engineering and services
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Hunter Valley
- iron ore
- job cuts
- mergers and acquisitions
- mining jobs
- New South Wales
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Bend-tech Engineering’s guide to excavator safety
Excavation failures are particularly dangerous because they may occur quickly, limiting the ability of workers (and in some cases others in the vicinity) to escape especially if the collapse is extensive. The speed of an excavation collapse increases the risk associated with this type of work and the consequences are significant as the falling earth … Continue reading Bend-tech Engineering’s guide to excavator safety
- Nivek strengthens Australian manufacturing with mining partners
Nivek Industries has been safeguarding mine workers from the dangers of the job since 2011 when it introduced its Tracking Elevating Device, or TED. Australian Mining speaks with Nivek about how strong client relationships help guide the designs of its innovative products.
- Meeting API specifications in mining and construction segments
Total has proven its commitment to serve customers by designing the TOTAL RUBIA WORKS to meet and exceed American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.
- Titan Minerals adds 1.28Moz of high grade gold
Titan Minerals has been reinstated by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Mines as owner of the Jerusalém Concession (Jerusalem gold project).
- Moving forward in a risky environment
The mining sector is an economic behemoth for Australia, but the industry must be prepared for a number of emerging risks.
- Removing FIFO requirements with Digital Twinning
Digital Twinning Australia’s virtual solutions for the mining industry are reducing the need for fly-in, fly-out travel, allowing workers to spend more time with their families.
- Local design and advanced manufacturing – it never died
Despite fears about the demise of Australian manufacturing, Tricycle Developments has highlighted what the local sector is still capable of. Austmine talks with the company about its approach.
- Solution found through Decipher software for tailings facility data disclosure
Over the past 20 years there has been a series of tailings storage facility (TSF) failures, but the devastating failure of Brazil’s Brumadinho tailings storage facility (TSF) in January 2019, which took 270 people’s lives, was the tipping point for the industry.
- Resources companies dominate Deloitte WA index
The strength of Western Australia’s resources sector has led it through crises and is now set to usher in a new era of critical minerals.
- CR goes underground with Keech acquisition
CR (formerly CQMS Razer) has been a key global supplier into the surface mining market for more than 40 years. With an acquisition of Keech Underground Ground Engagement Tools (UGET), CR is diversifying into underground mining.
- Connectivity critical for remote sites
The remote locations of mining of sites means telecommunications coverage is often limited and unreliable, hampering a business’ ability to access high-speed data and voice connectivity.
- Xanadu banks on Geobank for world class Mongolian resource
Dependable, quality-focussed information systems are critical when you are exploring new prospects in the far reaches of Mongolia, so MICROMINE’s Geobank was the first choice for Xanadu Mines.
- Tried and tested way to cut downtime
With real-time data 24/7 on operating hours, usage and the exact location of their rockbreakers, owners and fleet managers can now better monitor correct usage, manage service periods for proactive and preventative maintenance and improve the overall productivity of their assets.
- Connectivity solutions for explosion-hazard areas
HARTING Han Ex meets all the electrical requirements for implementing of high-quality connectivity solutions in explosion-hazard areas, and complies to the EN 60079 standard internationally.
- National Group supplies Liebherr R 9200 excavator to NSW gold mine
National Group, through National Plant & Equipment, continues to be a key supplier of the latest heavy earthmoving equipment to the mining industry, including a Liebherr R 9200 excavator to an open-cut gold mine in western New South Wales.
- Victoria’s mining charm takes a new turn
It is well established that Victoria’s mining prospects are receiving a surge in interest, with a number of projects in the pipeline that are ready to move the state into new possibilities as one of the country’s vital mining jurisdictions.
- Bogged, buried but not bygone: Beltor comes to the rescue
Underground mining equipment has grown heavier and bulkier over time. Australian company, Beltor Engineering, is making sure buried equipment in all weight classes is recovered safely and quickly.
- MacKellar diversifies Liebherr fleet to drive growth
In the hunt for contracts in Queensland’s coal sector, MacKellar Mining has turned to Liebherr for the supply of equipment that offers a competitive advantage.
- Vernetzen makes automation dreams a reality
A big hurdle in the way of implementing autonomous haulage systems underground isn’t the equipment, but instead the backbone of the operation. Australian Mining speaks with Vernetzen about its innovative Wi-Fi solution.
- CAPS’ ‘Miner’s Packs’ rent with purchase option proves popular in WA and Qld
CAPS Australia have been renting out air compressors to industrial markets for over 40 years, but their ‘Miner’s Pack’ Rental with Purchase Option (RPO) has been met with increased popularity in many mining sites of Western Australia and Queensland respectively in the last year.