- 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
- Autonomous processing emerges as Metso joins forces with Outotec
Metso and Outotec are on the verge of combining into a minerals processing powerhouse. Ben Creagh explores what this, along with Metso’s vision for autonomous mineral processing, means for mining.
- The importance of safe material and equipment storage
Materials need to be stored and organised safely on-site to minimise the risks of potentially life-threatening incidents.
- Fenner Dunlop’s Ultra Tuff abrasion resistant belting just got better
Employing a team of chemists and engineers, Fenner Dunlop has ensured the Next Generation Ultra Tuff cover compound meets the demands for its customer base.
- MICROMINE strengthens data management solution with Geobank 2020
Making an informed decision in the minerals discovery process requires access to reliable information and secure data management, with modern visualisation and workflow sequencing.
- Kingspan BioDisc wastewater treatment plant
Kingspan sets the standards for commercial and domestic wastewater treatment solutions, with more than 60 years of global innovation and manufacturing experience.
- Fit for the grind: NTN’s Mill trunnion bearings
When the bore diameter of a bearing is 1.5 metres, it’s not classified as an off-the-shelf item. Yet these extra-large bearings are often employed on critical pieces of equipment, such as the trunnions of grinding mills at mine sites.
- Komatsu feeder gives versatile crushing experience
Komatsu’s JOY Stamler reclaim feeders are a cost-effective way to feed and blend materials during the crushing and screening process.
- Warman DWU pump helps tackle the challenge of dirty water
As a solution to effectively pump dirty mine water, Weir Minerals has developed the Warman Dirty Water Unit (DWU) pump, designed to handle both increased suspended solids in dirty water while operating at high discharge head pressures.
- Why thermal imaging is a hot topic in mining
There are a number of benefits that thermal imaging cameras can bring to a mining operation but perhaps the most salient of these is how they can improve safety.
- ‘Plug and play’ mining skids reduce costs and time when outfitting a site
Equipping a mining site can be a challenging endeavour – it is often expensive, time consuming and the machinery must meet strict specifications.
- Advantages of repairing large girth gear drives
When faced with tooth flank damage in large girth gear drives, it used to be that repairs could only be done by applying mechanical treatments and costly repair procedures.
- Vulcan makes zero carbon transportation possible
A global shift in capital allocations is under way. Trillions of dollars are flowing into sustainable or green investments, as the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector shakes off its image as simply a feel-good investment class.
- Nothing outlasts a Diamond
Drill down rigs in particular need to be able to withstand the impacts that come from drilling into hard granite and rock to create blasting holes.
- InEight adds execution intelligence to solutions portfolio
InEight has announced the addition of interval planning capabilities for superintendents and foremen with the reintroduction of InEight Basis as InEight Schedule.
- Maximising gold recovery with a transformative screen
Derrick Corporation has moved to the next level with the development of its G-Vault interstage screen, which solves common gold processing issues.
- Double layer conveyor belts
Columbus Group chief executive Donald Yates gives insight into how to improve the performance of conveyor belts in a way that may not have previously been considered.
- Hunter Valley ash dam dust suppression case study
Project overview Erizon was approached by AGL Macquarie to provide a dust suppression and erosion control solution for an ash dam located at the Liddell Power Station in New South Wales. The ash dam, measuring approximately 20.2 hectares had raised concerns with onsite officials due to the highly alarming levels of dust emissions detected in … Continue reading Hunter Valley ash dam dust suppression case study
- Gates V-belt provides concrete solution for quarry
When a large quarry in South East Queensland was experiencing a major maintenance issue with its crusher due to the frequent replacement of belts, it called on CBC staff to come up with a solution.
- Specialty lubricants keep processing plants running
Under difficult operating conditions, the right type of lubricant plays a vital role in terms of operational reliability. Klüber Lubrication provides a guide for mining.
- InEight Schedule drives more realistic scheduling
Artificial intelligence, the core driver of InEight Schedule, helps schedulers drive plan realism and optimise outcomes.