- Anglo American
- BHP Billiton
- Bowen Basin
- contract mining engineering and services
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Hunter Valley
- iron ore
- job cuts
- mining jobs
- New South Wales
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Top News
- Western Australia
Automation ushers in transformative change in mining leadership
In a sector where automation requires different ways of working, collaborating and engaging, leaders must also change to retain and attract talent. BHP vice president Rag Udd explains how the mining giant achieves this.
The Silver Coconut: Carbon versus precipitation for high silver ores
Whenever flowsheets are considered for treatment of silver ores, the conventional approach is in favour of a Merrill-Crowe processing circuit rather than CIL/CIP.
Attracting diverse and skilled workers a priority for mining’s future
Tackling the gender imbalance and attracting young talent have been mining industry challenges put under the spotlight on day two of AIMEX in Sydney.
Accelerating EV growth drives lithium sector
The electric vehicle boom is imminent as countries around the world continue to reduce emissions output, but is the lithium sector prepared for what’s to come?
Wolff Mining partners with Hastings Deering on autonomous drills
Building on the success of their semi-autonomous tractor system (SATS) technology, Wolff Mining has further strengthened its partnership with Hastings Deering in the forthcoming deployment of autonomous drills.
AIMEX focusses on new approaches to innovation and relationships
Capturing the potential of future technologies while maintaining close relationships with regional communities was at the forefront of discussions on the opening day of AIMEX.
WesTrac upskills workforce to meet technological change
Mining machinery is developing quickly with modern technology. Equipment company WesTrac is demonstrating how its workforce can develop alongside the technology.
Six benefits of using OEM spares
When working in industries where heavy duty equipment is operational around the clock, maximising uptime and decreasing operational costs are major priorities.
Remote mining operations on remote control
The future of mining will be on display in October when Australia’s largest mining conference examines the impact of technology on every aspect from exploration to production.
Conveyor maintenance tips and tricks
Conveyor experts Jason Coe and Adam Wright from Flexco sit down with Australian Mining Editor Ben Creagh to discuss common conveyor belt issues and how to prevent them.
VEGABAR Series 80: As easy as child’s play
With the introduction of the plics family around 10 years ago, VEGA turned the vision of simple, standardised measurement of level and pressure into reality.
Partners’ tech pipelines vital to mine productivity
Far-sighted mining houses are delving deeper into the technology resources of their suppliers, aiming more than ever to leverage outside innovation for their own productivity.
Last call – nominate for Prospect Awards
The Australian Mining Prospect Awards will take place in Brisbane for the first time in 2019 to recognise the mining industry’s biggest night of the year.
SKF marks a century for leading bearing solution
The spherical roller bearing, which helps engineers accommodate heavy radial and axial loads in applications prone to misalignment or shaft deflections, celebrates its 100th birthday this year.
Mobile machines withstand extreme conditions
The demands on controllers and sensors used in mining machinery, construction machines, municipal vehicles, agricultural and forestry machinery, port facilities and cranes is extremely high.
A Rockwell Automation guide to using big data
The technology company has answers to one of the biggest challenges in mining at the moment: how to effectively use data.
The solution to slurry contaminants and maximising water reuse
When it comes to underground hard rock mining, the produced slurry often presents significant concern in terms of contaminants and logistics.
Resource and energy exports tipped to hit new records
Australia’s chief economist reported in June that the nation’s resource and energy exports are set to hit a new record of $285 billion in 2019–20, before falling back in 2020–21.
The revival of the Victorian Goldfields
The romantic tale of Victoria’s resource rich landscape has entered into a new chapter, as junior and mid-tier companies explore the state’s unchartered depths.
Get safer underground with the O3M anti-collision sensor system
Mining sites are fraught with risk. Heavy vehicles moving heavy loads with limited vision, are a real safety concern. The 03M ifm anti-collision sensor systems can dramatically improve the safety of your mine.