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- Gaining higher grinding efficiencies through re-engineering
Site engineers at a major gold production facility in Western Australia approached their long-term industrial partner, CBC, to help them reduce maintenance costs for their roller crushers.
- MaxiCut Ultra: Assured protection for cut environments
A worker’s hands are their most valuable asset, which is why they have to be protected to the greatest extent.
- Toughened for the job
Epoxy products, Wear Guard and MegaWear, are the corner stones for wear and abrasion resistance in the Devcon product range.
- ITW stops mining tyres from tiring out
Corrosion in wheel rims can lead to premature failure and increases the safety risks that must be considered when removing mining tyres from a damaged rim. Safe to Work speaks with ITW Polymers & Fluids about the importance of having the right corrosion inhibitor in mining fleets.
- TOTAL provides solution to lubrication supply for open gear
A TOTAL customer in Asia has undertaken replacement of their open gear sets in two of their ball mills.
- Steady march to a green mining future
OZ Minerals, Hatch and Kirkland Lake Gold are taking their own unique approaches to sustainability, but all point to a greener future. Australian Mining looks at how they are driving change.
- Lyons leads way in ISO cabin standards
Airborne dust particles can cause short-term impact on mining productivity and long-term impacts on workers’ health. Lyons Airconditioning Services discusses how it combines its Australian knowledge with Sy-Klone’s global reach to lead the way in dust control.
- Anglo American cleans its footprint as it steps into 2021 and beyond
For the best part of a century, the mining industry’s processes remained largely unchanged. Anglo American chief executive officer Mark Cutifani speaks about how the company is updating its processes for the next 100 years and beyond.
- Sparking the next phase of electrification
The mining industry has been a frontrunner in adopting new technologies over the past decade, with electrification serving as the next frontier for a cleaner and cost-effective future.
- Abandoned mines unlock hidden treasures
An innovative Monash University study has proposed the Mining Incidence Documentation and Assessment Scheme and quantified Australia’s 80,000 active, inactive and unrehabilitated mines to show the value opportunities of rehabilitation and reuse that may be hiding in the dirt.
- Martin Engineering delivers online conveyor training
COVID-19 has introduced a number of hardships on bulk material handlers, including limiting their options for critical training to improve conveyor safety and productivity.
- Australia’s critical steps towards securing a future opportunity
The Australian Government is focussing its attention on identifying and progressing opportunities within the critical minerals and rare earths sectors. Salomae Haselgrove finds out what role two Australian companies can play.
- An acceleration of intelligent mining
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted mining by pushing the industry further in the path of digital and cultural development. Vanessa Zhou speaks with Deloitte Australia partner, consulting, Paul Klein about the prevailing shift.
- From Argyle mine closure to a new beginning
It might be the end of an era for production at the Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia, but demand for its esteemed pink diamonds will live on. Vanessa Zhou delves into their intrinsic value with Australian Diamond Portfolio executive director Anna Cisecki.
- Re-fuel and recharge with Dixon’s high flow nozzles
While filling up large fuel tanks cross the entire fleet on a mine site, operators could benefit from higher efficiencies in fuel management to minimise unproductive times.
- Secure and reliable connectivity imperative to mining
Year 2020 cemented the importance of having a dependable and secure telecommunications network, as COVID-19 forced millions to work remotely and become more reliant on using technology to communicate. Vocus explains what’s next for the industry’s technology revolution.
- Mining equipment manufacturers choose Gulf Western Oil
Wollongong-based Clarks Mining Services relies on Gulf Western Oil hydraulic oils for its in-house manufactured mining and quarrying machinery.
- Thomson Resources acquires Australia’s highest grade undeveloped silver asset
Thomson Resources could be positioned to capitalise on a precious metal resurgence, with its existing gold portfolio and pending acquisition of two silver assets.
- Strata welcomes new tunnelling VP
Strata Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Rispin to lead the launch of Strata’s new global division, Strata Tunnelling. Rispin brings over 36 years of international tunnelling and mining expertise to the position, having spent decades working in upper management for companies such as BASF, Normet and Dyno Nobel. He will be … Continue reading Strata welcomes new tunnelling VP
- Chinese ceramic grinding company enters Australian market
With close to 30 years’ experience as a manufacturer of ceramic grinding media, King’s Beads has brought its expertise to Australia’s mining industry.