- 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
- Nuggets of wisdom with Martin Provencher
Martin Provencher is the OSIsoft industry principal for mining, metals and materials. OSIsoft recently sat down with Provencher to talk all things industry – what’s going on, what’s going to happen, and how does digital factor into it all?
- Turning used mining tyres into a resource
Kal Tire is on the verge of opening a mining tyre recycling facility in Chile that could end up being the start of an opportunity that also emerges in Australia.
- Building the future of the Bowen Basin
Anglo American and Fitzroy Australia are doing more than just mining coal in the Bowen Basin. They’re also investing in modern technology and the culture of their people.
- Weir urges industry to dewater tailings responsibly
With increased pressure to improve tailings management, it is more important than ever to look at different methods to improve this process.
- AR/VR light the future in mine safety
Honeywell combines the brimming potential of augmented reality and virtual reality into an outcome-driven safety solution for the mining industry.
- Reclaiming the bearing health of bucket wheels
Bucket wheel reclaimers play an integral role in the iron ore sector. They are also vulnerable to contamination from dust and other particulates that cause problems to their functionality.
- Mitsui strengthens Australian relationship
Mitsui Australia chair and CEO Noboru Katsu is no stranger to partnerships, having not only collaborated with global businesses, but also connected communities.
- The most dangerous software for mining businesses
What are the most dangerous pieces of software a mining company can use? If you answered spreadsheets you are on the right track.
- Total Oil Australia launches heavy duty RUBIA WORKS 4000 15W-40
Total Oil Australia has a strong track record in the Australian mining, transport, civil and earthmoving industries, utilising its RUBIA range of heavy duty engine oils to improve operational efficiency and vehicle reliability across the country.
- Celebrating 30 years of Austmine: Achievements and aspirations
A lot can happen in 30 years: challenges are overcome, international recognition is gained and members go from strength to strength. Australian Mining speaks with Austmine’s CEO and chairman about the leading METS industry body’s 30th anniversary and what’s next.
- Goods tracking solution a game changer for global mining industry
Keeping track of everything that moves on and off site from a box of bolts to an entire engine that is being sent out for repair is a must for any efficient mining operation.
- What’s the hold up?
Tivar is one solution to many problems when it comes to bulk material handling. It’s not fazed by the many characteristics of Australia’s commodities in wet or dry conditions.
- Micromine 2020: Optimising underground mine planning
The launch of MICROMINE’s latest version of leading exploration and 3D mine design solution, Micromine 2020 will see the introduction of new stope optimisation functionality. “The new version of Micromine not only includes innovative upgrades to existing modules, but also sees new functionality added in response to industry needs,” Micromine technical product manager Gordon Thomas … Continue reading Micromine 2020: Optimising underground mine planning
- Inmarsat leads change in tailings management
Managing tailings storage from mines has come a long way, especially during the past decade. Inmarsat’s tailings dam monitoring solution is at the forefront of this new way of management.
- Rokris brings the most innovative of truck trays to Australia
An innovative haul truck body the BTB has entered the Australian market after proving itself in the toughest mines of Chile with a unique mix of advanced capabilities and leading design.
- What’s new in proximity detection and collision awareness technology
The mining industry has seen a 51 per cent increase in the number of serious claims for disease and injury between 2000–2001 and 2013–2014, according to Safe Work Australia.
- Metso’s roadmap to autonomous processing
Autonomous equipment has emerged in some areas of mining, but minerals processing remains a sector where uptake of the technology has been limited. That’s not to say it isn’t possible.
- Using data to design ‘fit for purpose’ solutions
Understanding the condition of a plant and its equipment allows for improved planning analysis, better utilisation of equipment, reduced downtime, reduced maintenance spend and ultimately improves the productivity of an operation. This is why condition monitoring is important for any mining operation, regardless of the scale and scope.
- An automation fair event for a shifting time
With workforce shifts, come opportunities. Rockwell Automation will bring in experts from Newmont Goldcorp, Vale, CISDI and ManpowerGroup to equip the sector during a changing time in mining.
- LINX Cargo Care Group keeps mining materials moving
A lot can be achieved by a company with more than 100 years’ experience and over 50 strategically-located sites across Australia.