- 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
- Safescape turns a light bulb moment into mining innovation
From safer underground ladders to electric vehicles, Steve Durkin and Safescape have accepted mining’s innovation challenge.
- How Infastech is preventing screw-ups with Spiralock
Nut threads are susceptible to damage from machine vibration and other stressors that lead to danger and downtime. Infastech Engineered Fastening focuses on finding the answer.
- Loadscan volume scanner improves conveyor efficiency
Loadscan’s conveyor volume scanner proves that measuring bulk material flow shouldn’t cause a headache.
- Calibrating Rio Tinto’s network of iron ore sites
Rio Tinto’s network of Pilbara operations is one of the most substantial for any region in the world of mining. So how does the miner manage the significant calibration responsibilities it has at the operations?
- Creating the mine of the future: Drive profits and increase production
Enhance mine-to-mill-to-metal operations with cutting-edge technologies that drive production increases, cost savings and increased safety.
- Roy Hill leader scoops Women in Industry resources honour
The 2019 Women in Industry Awards are crowded by females who have made a difference in their field. Roy Hill manager operations planning Jodi Moffitt reveals the life and career obstacles she has overcome on her way to success at the event.
- Non-explosive machinery delivers explosive results
Astec-BTI Breakerboss reimagines mobile rockbreaking in underground mines, solving the concerns of managing oversize rocks in a safe yet vigorous manner.
- Electric vehicles the future for nickel
In recent memory and even today, nickel has predominately been used to drive the rapid modernisation of developing economies, most notably China and India.
- Automation, AI and machine learning in mining: What is the reality?
Automation: the Australian mining industry’s current lever for delivering global competitive advantage.
- Epiroc electrifies the future of battery machines
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is set to make batteries not only part of its underground machinery, but also the service it provides mining companies.
- A matter of scale for METS Ignited
METS Ignited is partnering with KPMG and state governments to give mining innovators a leg-up to the next phase of their businesses.
- The benefits of category direct service
Tennant addresses some of the common questions around equipment maintenance and how to schedule services to get the most out of its machines.
- Sandfire looks near and far to strike a goal
Sandfire Resources has proven there is plenty of life left in the DeGrussa mine and beyond. Chief executive Karl Simich tells Vanessa Zhou about the company’s growth strategies.
- Total on the benefits of fuel-efficient lubricants
Viscosity is an important physical property of lubricants when it comes to ways to increase fuel efficiency and lower costs.
- Fenner Dunlop celebrates a decade at Kwinana
Fenner Dunlop Australia managing director Graham Lenz reflects on a transformative decade for mining as the company celebrates the 10th anniversary of its flagship Kwinana facility.
- Boral Quarry invests in intelligent motor control solution
Boral recently invested in an industry leading motor control solution for their Charlton quarry to improve uptime and leverage the longevity and compliance provided by the latest motor control technology.
- Premium iron ore demand opens door for mid-tier companies
An increase in global demand for high quality iron ore coupled with a supply shortage has some of Australia’s lesser known mining companies optimistic.
- Copper industry innovation needed with demand set to double
The global copper mining industry, of which Australia is a major player, faces a major challenge in being more innovative according to a US expert.
- Catering to future mines with the right sewage plans
Wastewater treatment expert Paul Cobbin explores three issues mining companies face — plant upgradability, expandability and water scarcity — and how to overcome them.
- Batteries included: How Australia is charging up for a revolution
The rise of Australia’s battery metals sector over the last few years — particularly in Western Australia — is proving indicative of a wealth of potential that is yet to be fully tapped.