- 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
- Hummingbird audio alert system keeps vehicles rolling, safely
Vehicle collisions and rollaways are a worrying cause of workplace injuries or fatalities in Australia. Australian Mining speaks with Hummingbird about how its 16-channel audio alert system is helping to prevent vehicle accidents on mine sites.
- Hastings Deering technology enriches asset management
To enhance its standing as a leading Australian supplier of Cat equipment, Hastings Deering has developed an asset performance management platform to unlock the full potential of a mine.
- Adopting low-emission diesel engines in mining
The trend towards adopting cleaner diesel engines across the mining industry is gaining momentum and Perkins engines, available in Australia through AllightSykes, are leading the way.
- What’s new in mining technology?
A lot has changed in the industry since the beginning of 2020 and the movement isn’t about to stop. Redmap chief executive Ben Woolley weighs in on the sweeping changes that are set to arrive and evolve the sector.
- RPMGlobal bullish on its march to the cloud
The pursuit by mining companies to build remote mining capabilities is being met by RPMGlobal’s cloud technology solutions. Australian Mining explores how the company has stayed at the forefront of this shift.
- The stage is set for mining-led economic recovery
In June this year National Group managing director Mark Ackroyd spoke about the impact the pandemic will have on the industry and how mining will help lead the charge and stimulate the economy as we come out the other end of the coronavirus pandemic.
- AEI powers full suite of vehicle safety kits into mining
Keeping personnel safe and protected is an essential part of a productive and efficient mine site. Auto Electrical Imports now offers a complete package of mine safety compliance equipment for heavy and light vehicles.
- Pursuing a ‘customers first’ approach to achieve growth
Conveyor Equipment Specialists provide material handling solutions such as monorail systems and conveyor belt trackers for mining, quarrying and general industries.
- Going from success to success
Based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, the company supports the local mining industry, predominantly coal handling and preparation plants (CHPPs), with a wide range of engineering and maintenance services.
- How technology assists with insurance processes for TSFs
Mining companies are acutely aware of the risks and challenges that tailings storage facilities (TSFs) pose and understand that a rupture or failure can result in significant consequences such as loss of life, environmental damage, impact their social license to operate and ESG rating, and may encounter possible financial hardship.
- Automated lubrication systems for fixed plant equipment
JSG Industrial Systems continues to be a trusted supplier of automated lubrication systems to some of Australia’s biggest mining sector players.
- Bringing superheroes to the world of mining
Mackay-based engineering and fabrication company, Mainetec (formerly Innovative Mining & Engineering Solutions) was established in 2010 with a vision to bring innovation to the design of mining equipment.
- Falling from heights risk prevention
Bend-tech Engineering says one risk area that all mine sites can proactively mitigate is operators falling from height.
- Could a diverter plow help a conveying operation?
A diverter plow (DP), also known as a diversion plough, is an apparatus that is fitted to a conveyor that redirects or discharges the material being conveyed by the belt.
- Moolarben leader takes home top mining manager honour
Steven Chandler has been the operations manager at Yancoal’s Moolarben underground coal mine since 2017, overseeing 800 staff. His introduction of several new initiatives at the site has been recognised with the CRC Mine Manager of the Year award.
- Norman Moore’s lifetime of achievements in mining
The prestigious Liebherr Lifetime Achievement award has been presented to the former Western Australian Mines and Petroleum Minister and Gold Industry Group founding chair Norman Moore.
- Underloading costs massive loss in daily production
Loadscan, a leader in load volume scanning for the past 20 years, has found that most mines are regularly underloading their trucks.
- From rip to repair in 90 minutes with Devcon R-Flex
The Devcon brand, part of the ITW Polymers & Fluids portfolio of products, has over 50 years of proven success developing maintenance and repair products.
- STEM education creates far-reaching impact
STEM skills development is attracting attention from mining companies across Australia. Vanessa Zhou looks into what South32, Gold Industry Group and Evolution Mining are doing in this space.
- Is Aussie M&A set to rise?
Northern Star Resources and Saracen Mineral Holdings’ announcement of a $16 billion merger has brought anticipation for the rise of a new top 10 global gold producer, with signs there may be more mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the gold sector.