- 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
- New Zealand
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Maintain safe working conditions underground with scalable cooling systems
With temperatures above ground often exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in the warmer months, the health, safety and productivity of underground miners can all be jeopardised by hot climates.
- Century mine enters next phase of operations
New Century Resources head of corporate affairs and social responsibility Shane Goodwin recalls the surprise of a phone call in the weeks leading up to the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards.
- Digitising mining through automated scheduling with ABB
The ABB Ability Operations Management System enables miners to get greater visibility and control of their mining operations.
- Two vs three-stage crushing
Coal from run of mine (ROM), open cut or underground mines needs to be reduced to transportable and marketable product sizes.
- John Sample gets the grease
John Sample Group (JSG) has demonstrated its eye for quality brands in the market since it was formed in 1921.
- Alcoa transforms Victorian coal site into Eden on earth
A former mine site will turn into a sight for sore eyes under Alcoa of Australia’s plan and partnership with the social enterprise Eden Project International.
- Technologies that drive proximity detection
No matter how advanced mining becomes, reducing the risk of unintentional interaction between miner and machine continues to be a vital component of safety.
- Innovation stands test of time
The mining industry doesn’t often encounter an innovation that was inspiring 10 years ago, yet is still relevant today.
- Industry links big asset for maintenance management qualifications
CQUniversity’s Asset and Maintenance Management qualifications offer practical and flexible pathways for careers in big industry.
- Realising the potential of digital mines
Leading global technology companies speak with Vanessa Zhou about what the next technological developments will bring to the mining industry.
- Bringing conveyors into the 21st century
A changing of the guard has led the father-son duo of Thomas and Graeme Greaves to turn a new corner in conveyor innovation.
- Portable sewage treatment meets everyday needs of exploration sites
Hydroflux Epco presents a treatment technology that delivers an A-class solution in a plug and play package, proving that a book can’t be judged by its cover.
- Keeping the (diamond) head cool
Mounting hose reel solutions on a truck has emerged as a viable solution to water scarcity when altitude challenges hit.
- ReCYN III not a fool’s gold in processing
Reduction in cyanide purchased for gold recovery is not wishful thinking. GreenGold Technology tells Australian Mining about the technology that could revolutionise gold process plants.
- CAPS Rental offer new ‘rent to own’ option with mine spec air compressors
CAPS Australia has a strong history of supplying the industry with custom-engineered mine spec air compressors. Now their rental division, CAPS Rental, extends this option to mining operators with the additional choice of ‘renting to purchase’.
- Real-time dust monitoring arrives in Australia
TSI Instruments has worked with the Queensland Government and Kenelec Instruments, an Australian distribution partner, to get an intrinsically-safe dust monitoring instrument off the ground.
- AR/VR light the future in mine safety
Honeywell combines the brimming potential of augmented reality and virtual reality into an outcome-driven safety solution for the mining industry.
- Joystick control enhances efficiency at bauxite operations
Rio Tinto’s bauxite operations in Queensland and the Northern Territory have received an uplift in safety and efficiency thanks to an Australian-engineered joystick control.
- Mobilaris Onboard sets new standard for traffic awareness
Traffic congestions are a recurring time thief in modern day mines. With Mobilaris’ new product, drivers can see moving objects with five to 10 metres positional accuracy.
- Can robots deliver a social licence?
Mining companies embracing automation and technological innovation must be also be aware of the possible implications for their social licence to operate, according to a social performance specialist.