- 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
- RFID non-contact technology
Checking pre-charge pressure on bladder and diaphragm accumulators! New connection adaptors enable the use of innovative sensors to check hydro-pneumatic accumulators without having to manually work on them. The new SBAA and SDAA types of accumulator adaptors from STAUFF enable the non-contact checking of the accumulator pre-charge pressure of hydro-pneumatic bladder and diaphragm accumulators using … Continue reading RFID non-contact technology
- Significant statistics
Australian Mining speaks with several tech luminaries working in the resources sector to discuss the increasing prevalence of tech collaborations that are slowly but surely unpacking the industry’s analytical quandaries.
- Hastings Deering looks to the future
Mining equipment supplier Hastings Deering has this year consolidated its position as one of Queensland’s leading trainers of apprentices.
- Dust suppression nozzles: Spray nozzles for dust control
Dust is a major problem at many mining and quarry operation. It can cause health problems, and damage equipment. In addition, it reduces visibility and makes working difficult. Bulk visibility is one of the measurements OSHA and many other international and state safety departments use to determine if dust is not being adequately controlled.
- FLSmidth cuts lead time from eight weeks to 48 hours
FLSmidth’s service exchange program has enabled a leading open cut mine in the Hunter Valley to reduce the potential lead time for a replacement fine coal centrifuge from eight weeks to just 48 hours.
- Epiroc created as Atlas Copco splits into separate mining-focused industrial businesses
Atlas Copco has divided its operations to create a new company with a focus on the mining and civil industries; Epiroc.
- The splice of life
Australian Mining speaks to Will Smith of Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia about how the company’s revolutionary new conveyor belt splicing procedure eliminates the need for hazardous rubber cement.
- Victaulic announces a new branch launch for 2018
Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, continues to strengthen its Australian offer by opening a new 3,205 square metre branch facility in Eagle Farm, Brisbane, due to be open before April 2018.
- Komatsu targets next phase of automation growth
Komatsu’s aggressive expansion of its autonomous haulage system (AHS) is set to continue, 10 years after the first commercial deployment of the mining automation solution.
- Epiroc: different name, same commitment to mining
Epiroc’s Per Lindberg and Helena Hedblom describe the company’s plans in mining ahead of its split from Atlas Copco into a stand-alone business.
- The digital transformation driving mining growth
How the industry can ‘bring digital to life’ is the opening topic in Deloitte’s 2018 Tracking the Trends report, and one that remains a constant theme for Australian mining companies.
- The choice for professional welders
Welding Industries of Australia’s (WIA) Austarc 16TC, Australia’s number one best-selling electrode, features reduced spatter levels, high operator appeal and a low hydrogen classification. Find out why the 16TC is the electrode of choice for professional welders across Australia.
- Public fallout
Australia has always been famously shy of nuclear power and construction of plants is prohibited to this day.
- From the biggest part to the smallest detail
When it comes to the build and delivery of equipment to customers, Hastings Deering and the specialists they partner with leave no stone unturned. As well as providing industry-leading technology, Hastings Deering use the best-trained, most knowledgeable people in the business — from sales and logistics through to project management, assembly, servicing and after-sales support. … Continue reading From the biggest part to the smallest detail
- THE resources Hub identifies three recent trends for mining employment
Dani Tamati, recruitment specialist and human resources manager at mining industry agency (and Prospect Award winner) THE resources Hub, identifies three of the biggest employment trends she has identified in the mining industry recently.
- OPINION: Digital investments, new business models, digital twins and IoT empower mining
After a tough couple of years, the recovery of the mining industry started in 2017, and now is the time to kick it into a higher gear and benefit from being an early mover. Digital investments and new charging models are a couple of the initiatives companies will be pioneering to leverage the industry turnaround … Continue reading OPINION: Digital investments, new business models, digital twins and IoT empower mining
- Avanco builds a Brazilian empire
If there is one piece of advice that Avanco managing director Tony Polglase can offer about mining in Brazil, it’s that local credibility is critical for success.
- Thirty years of pollution control through total spraying solutions
A recent 30-year milestone was celebrated at Spray Nozzle Engineering’s head office with the delivery of Australia’s largest custom plastic nozzles for a downstream processing gas cooling and wet scrubber system. Stuart Morgan, SNE’s technical sales manager explained: “Our association with pollution control, odour control and water treatment system processing with spray nozzles has now … Continue reading Thirty years of pollution control through total spraying solutions
- Leading the charge
The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery has of late returned to a topical forefront and as global demand for the battery increases, so too does the demand for the tech metals used in its creation.
- Lincom Group leads the pack for crushing and screening equipment
Lincom Group is an equipment provider almost as storied as the industries it serves; quarries, forestries, construction and mining companies are all well-served by the company’s expertise in the provision of screening and crushing equipment.