- 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
- underground mining
- Western Australia
- ESS guards mine sites with conveyor safety system
ESS has updated its EZI-GUARD safety system with a few tweaks over the past year. Australian Mining takes a look at the latest upgrades.
- South32 rolls out remote visual inspection technology
South32 has introduced a robot, known as the Bike platform, at its Worsley Alumina operation in Western Australia.
- Komatsu unveils next phase of autonomous mission
Komatsu is bringing the company closer to the dream of fully autonomous dozing with its latest release.
- MICROMINE looks to the Americas for next phase of growth
The mining software specialist is already recognised in many parts of the world. Where are the company’s growth ambitions taking it next?
- Viva Aveva: Notes on a digital future
Aveva explains why the company is at the forefront of the digital transformation in mining.
- Unlocking mining’s future talent
Diversity and technology rank highly in inspiring the next-generation of mining talent, according to a 2018 survey from AusIMM. CEO Stephen Durkin discusses the findings.
- At the forefront of a connected future
Rockwell Automation has predicted the future of mining, and the future is seamless.
- Australia a fertile ground for Chilean collaboration
World’s top copper producer Chile has experienced a climb in non-copper exports in recent years. With its longstanding mining history, the country is looking at bridging METS collaboration with international markets.
- The rise of the ultra class
National Group’s delivery of several Tier 1 ultra-class projects in 2018 was emblematic of mining’s returning fortunes. Australian Mining speaks to company founder Mark Ackroyd about what’s next.
- Thiess Mt Owen team boosts productivity from the inside out
In aligning the Mt Owen coal mine with NSW Minerals Council ‘Reshape’ vision, one team member shed 59 kilograms in one year.
- The Sandvik path to a successful digital transformation
Most mining companies have started on their digital journey, while others are still grappling with the idea.
- Weir Minerals helps increase Pattison Sand’s productivity
After using a number of Weir Minerals products, Pattison Sand wanted a custom designed plant capable of producing more than seven materials.
- The fight against black lung and all occupational lung disease
There’s a way to avoid being harmed by mine dust including crystalline silica on the east coast and asbestos fibres on the west coast.
- Conveyor Pulleys Australia becomes part of Fenner Dunlop group
Belle Banne Conveyor Services’ (BBCS) recent acquisition of Longship Enterprises’ Conveyor Pulleys Australia (CPA) business will allow BBCS parent Fenner Dunlop to add a complete range of pulleys to its product offering.
- Laying the path for mid-tier winners
Technology advancement has a penchant for sparking new global commodity demand in the mining world, with lithium last year’s notable mover.
- Re-shooting mining’s rocky reception at the movies
Ewen Hosie talks with mining experts and film critics to discuss how the industry can change its negative perception at the movies.
- Remote monitoring for emergency refuge shelters
In an emergency, communication with personnel underground provides crucial information for rescue operations, as well as unparalleled comfort and support.
- Disruption, community expectations key challenges: Deloitte
Mining companies must navigate a market characterised by constant disruption and changing community expectations, according to Deloitte’s Tracking the Trends 2019.
- Making operational decisions through automation
Mine Site Technologies (MST) Global is pioneering communication by making it possible through deep rocks. Chief executive Haydn Roberts speaks to Vanessa Zhou about the possibilities of the future mine.
- Putting potash on the map
Australia doesn’t produce a single tonne of potash, but there’s a good chance that will change in 2020.