- 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
- Where open minds meet open mines
Mining Education Australia (MEA) is an important part of the modern fabric of Australia’s tertiary mining education, supporting around 80–85 per cent of the current crop of mining graduates.
- Improve the mine planning process with Micromine 2018
With a range of exciting new features and enhancements, Micromine 2018 is the latest version of MICROMINE’s market leading 3D mine design solution and provides mining and exploration companies easy-to use modelling, estimation and design tools to simplify day-to-day production tasks.
- Global perspective on copper deficit opportunity
As the copper market makes the transition from a surplus to a deficit market next year, internationally respected CRU copper analyst, Vanessa Davidson returns to the Copper to the World conference in Adelaide in June.
- Keeping mining moving
Through its Heavy Industrial Solutions division in Australia, SEW EURODRIVE is working directly with customers to keep their production lines moving with quality, efficient and timely gearbox solutions. Located in Tullamarine, Victoria, SEW has the engineering expertise in-house to work directly with its mining customers to establish gearbox solutions quickly and efficiently. Holding one of … Continue reading Keeping mining moving
- Three technology trends that will unleash the power of data and transform the face of mining
At Dingo we are passionate about using data to improve the way maintenance decisions are made and, based on over 25 years of experience in this space, believe that smarter, better use of data has the potential to transform maintenance in the mining industry.
- Business risk and stakeholder conflict: Why a social licence approach makes business sense
While some companies in the extractive industries have developed policies for sustainable development, what many companies fail to incorporate is embedding sound approaches to social risk in all its operations.
- Registrations for 2018 Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition open
The 2018 Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME) will be showcasing its largest and strongest supplier and speaker presence in years when it returns to Mackay from July 24–26.
- Accuracy under pressure
Bestech’s Arend Wieringa explains how sensors are assisting the mining industries in reducing downtime and operational costs. Australian Mining looks at how the Melbourne-based company has grown over the last decade and a half.
- The golden days of Australian mining
Professors Erik Eklund and Susan Lawrence teach Australian Mining about the importance of the first Australian gold rush in shaping modern Australia, and its comparison to modern mining.
- The mill liner that lasts longer
Fields results show that the new Vulco R67 mill lining rubber compound from Weir Minerals delivers an increase in wear life of 20 per cent.
- 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.