- 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
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- CR goes underground with Keech acquisition
CR (formerly CQMS Razer) has been a key global supplier into the surface mining market for more than 40 years. With an acquisition of Keech Underground Ground Engagement Tools (UGET), CR is diversifying into underground mining.
- Connectivity critical for remote sites
The remote locations of mining of sites means telecommunications coverage is often limited and unreliable, hampering a business’ ability to access high-speed data and voice connectivity.
- Xanadu banks on Geobank for world class Mongolian resource
Dependable, quality-focussed information systems are critical when you are exploring new prospects in the far reaches of Mongolia, so MICROMINE’s Geobank was the first choice for Xanadu Mines.
- Tried and tested way to cut downtime
With real-time data 24/7 on operating hours, usage and the exact location of their rockbreakers, owners and fleet managers can now better monitor correct usage, manage service periods for proactive and preventative maintenance and improve the overall productivity of their assets.
- Connectivity solutions for explosion-hazard areas
HARTING Han Ex meets all the electrical requirements for implementing of high-quality connectivity solutions in explosion-hazard areas, and complies to the EN 60079 standard internationally.
- Victoria’s mining charm takes a new turn
It is well established that Victoria’s mining prospects are receiving a surge in interest, with a number of projects in the pipeline that are ready to move the state into new possibilities as one of the country’s vital mining jurisdictions.
- Bogged, buried but not bygone: Beltor comes to the rescue
Underground mining equipment has grown heavier and bulkier over time. Australian company, Beltor Engineering, is making sure buried equipment in all weight classes is recovered safely and quickly.
- MacKellar diversifies Liebherr fleet to drive growth
In the hunt for contracts in Queensland’s coal sector, MacKellar Mining has turned to Liebherr for the supply of equipment that offers a competitive advantage.
- Vernetzen makes automation dreams a reality
A big hurdle in the way of implementing autonomous haulage systems underground isn’t the equipment, but instead the backbone of the operation. Australian Mining speaks with Vernetzen about its innovative Wi-Fi solution.
- CAPS’ ‘Miner’s Packs’ rent with purchase option proves popular in WA and Qld
CAPS Australia have been renting out air compressors to industrial markets for over 40 years, but their ‘Miner’s Pack’ Rental with Purchase Option (RPO) has been met with increased popularity in many mining sites of Western Australia and Queensland respectively in the last year.
- Mideco fends off secondary dust exposure, COVID-19
Dust control engineering specialist Mideco combats two central problems for mine operators – dust exposure and body temperature spikes – with a single solution: Bat Booth 2.0.
- Expanding the RINGSPANN narrative in Australia
RINGSPANN’s mastery of power transmission components has come a long way from its German roots over 70 years ago, with the company continuing to build its presence in the Australian mining market.
- Nu Scientific safe proofs underground mines
Regardless of what is mined, most underground operations produce radon or some kind of radon daughter products, which can make the breathing environment harmful for workers. Australian Mining finds out how Nu Scientific’s range of Radon Scout products protect workers.
- Surat Basin miners double throughput with McLanahan carbide teeth
McLanahan has delivered reduced downtime and lower maintenance costs with carbide impregnated teeth for its range of crushing equipment.
- G-Vault interstage screens process golden results
Operational inefficiencies are a common occurrence in dry and wet processing. Jim Colgrove reveals what truly sets Derrick’s G-Vault interstage screen apart when it comes to avoiding these issues.
- Defying the trend: No sign of slowdown for Fenner Dunlop
The mining industry’s increasing demand for efficient conveyor belt solutions has driven conveyor belt manufacturer, Fenner Dunlop, to expand its Western Australia manufacturing facility to keep up.
- Removing FIFO requirements with Digital Twinning
Digital Twinning Australia’s virtual solutions for the mining industry are reducing the need for fly-in, fly-out travel, allowing workers to spend more time with their families.
- Galileo intersects significant Lantern sulphide mineralisation
Diamond drilling of priority targets at Galileo Mining’s Lantern prospect in Western Australia’s Fraser Range nickel belt has intersected significant nickel-copper sulphide mineralisation and demonstrated the exceptional potential of the area.
- Forty years in the making: A glimpse into CAPS’ journey through three generations
Three generations of the McIntyre family have contributed to making CAPS Australia the largest independent compressed air and power generation provider in a span of 40 years. Australian Mining speaks to them about the company’s journey. Bob McIntyre’s decision to go solo and start his own air compressor supply business could not have happened at … Continue reading Forty years in the making: A glimpse into CAPS’ journey through three generations
- Boss of the underground environment
Astec Industries’ new line-up of underground equipment incorporates game-changing technology for the mining sector: the hydraulic wheel drive.