- The digital transformation driving mining growth
How the industry can ‘bring digital to life’ is the opening topic in Deloitte’s 2018 Tracking the Trends report, and one that remains a constant theme for Australian mining companies.
- The choice for professional welders
Welding Industries of Australia’s (WIA) Austarc 16TC, Australia’s number one best-selling electrode, features reduced spatter levels, high operator appeal and a low hydrogen classification. Find out why the 16TC is the electrode of choice for professional welders across Australia.
- Public fallout
Australia has always been famously shy of nuclear power and construction of plants is prohibited to this day.
- From the biggest part to the smallest detail
When it comes to the build and delivery of equipment to customers, Hastings Deering and the specialists they partner with leave no stone unturned. As well as providing industry-leading technology, Hastings Deering use the best-trained, most knowledgeable people in the business — from sales and logistics through to project management, assembly, servicing and after-sales support. … Continue reading From the biggest part to the smallest detail
- THE resources Hub identifies three recent trends for mining employment
Dani Tamati, recruitment specialist and human resources manager at mining industry agency (and Prospect Award winner) THE resources Hub, identifies three of the biggest employment trends she has identified in the mining industry recently.
- OPINION: Digital investments, new business models, digital twins and IoT empower mining
After a tough couple of years, the recovery of the mining industry started in 2017, and now is the time to kick it into a higher gear and benefit from being an early mover. Digital investments and new charging models are a couple of the initiatives companies will be pioneering to leverage the industry turnaround … Continue reading OPINION: Digital investments, new business models, digital twins and IoT empower mining
- Avanco builds a Brazilian empire
If there is one piece of advice that Avanco managing director Tony Polglase can offer about mining in Brazil, it’s that local credibility is critical for success.
- Thirty years of pollution control through total spraying solutions
A recent 30-year milestone was celebrated at Spray Nozzle Engineering’s head office with the delivery of Australia’s largest custom plastic nozzles for a downstream processing gas cooling and wet scrubber system. Stuart Morgan, SNE’s technical sales manager explained: “Our association with pollution control, odour control and water treatment system processing with spray nozzles has now … Continue reading Thirty years of pollution control through total spraying solutions
- Leading the charge
The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery has of late returned to a topical forefront and as global demand for the battery increases, so too does the demand for the tech metals used in its creation.
- When every centimetre counts
For many tourists, Schlegeis reservoir is an idyllic recreation area in the mountains of Austria. For Michael Sporer and his colleagues, the lake is an important part of its clean, safe and affordable power supply.
- Minimising hazards and improving employee safety in the workplace
Working with electric cables or dangerous areas presents the potential risk of fires, explosion or electrocution as well as the simple issue of tripping over.
- Carpentaria Resources feeds off iron ore’s class divide
The global iron ore market is evolving due to Chinese policy changes. Carpentaria Resources wants to capitalise on these changes at its high-quality Hawsons project.
- Overcoming the next mining skills shortage
Mining has emerged from the dark days of the downturn to be greeted with a familiar challenge – skills shortages.
- The benefits of load testing: why it’s vital to ensure your gear is adequately tested
Load testing equipment in the mining industry can ensure that potential problems and risks are identified before they present a serious issue in the future, including downtime and unnecessary costs. SEW-EURODRIVE, working with CNC Design, has established a state-of-the-art system to load test up to 500kW power and up to 600,000Nm torque.
- A Reel Good Investment
With in-house design and local manufacture, companies Reel Tech and Spray Nozzle Engineering lead the fluid mechanics industry with engineered products developed for mining. Australian Mining reports.
- One man’s trash … managing e-waste
E-waste, the process of recycling usable metals and materials from discarded technology for reuse, is becoming increasingly prevalent.
- Opinion: Fair Work decision on employee termination shows hardline on drugs
A former underground worker of Whitehaven Coal was dismissed in April last year by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for serious misconduct after testing positive for cannabis.
- 3D sensors: Safe manoeuvring instead of colliding
Reversing heavy vehicles can be a risky business. ifm discusses how it is making manoeuvres easier for operators.
- Kal Tire breathes life into scrapped tyres
Kal Tire’s Ultra Repair is a revolutionary service for Australian miners that revives damaged ultra-class tyres otherwise destined for the scrap heap.
- Staying hydrated at Australian mine sites
The summer months may have finished, bringing cooler weather, but that doesn’t decrease the importance of staying hydrated at mine sites. Australian Mining explains.