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Schlam welcomes newest board member David Hazlett
Schlam has appointed a new member to the board of directors, David Haslett, to drive sustainable strategy across the company’s mining products and services.
Rio Tinto to trial Caterpillar haul trucks at Gudai-Darri
Rio Tinto will be the first to deploy Caterpillar’s 793 zero-emission autonomous haul trucks, once development is complete at the Gudai-Darri iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Gregory Crinum incident halts re-establishment
Operations have been suspended until further notice at the Gregory Crinum coal mine in central Queensland, following an incident involving two underground miners.
Liebherr’s latest autonomous solutions unlock value for customers
Liebherr premiered its new suite of autonomous solutions at MINExpo 2021, showcasing the flexibility of their range of products and services.
Fortescue sets record with mining services contract
Fortescue Metals Group and members of the Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation have partnered to develop new mines at Fortescue’s Solomon Hub operations in Western Australia.
Hexagon launches technology to maximise ore recovery
Hexagon has revealed its HxGN MineMeasure, a new technology further advancing the drill and blast (D&B) process.
Epiroc rig reveal adds muscle above and below ground
Epiroc has released a raft of new equipment, including the Pit Viper 291 drill rig and two Boltec rock reinforcement drill rigs, the M10 and the E10.
Komatsu achieves landmark autonomous haulage milestone
Komatsu have revealed more than four billion tonnes of material have been leveraged by their FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System.
BHP adds 40 million tonnes to Port Hedland throughput
BHP Iron Ore has received authorisation to increase shiploading throughput at its Port Hedland premises from 290 million tonnes per year to 330 million tonnes per year.
Timber workers can fill mining skills shortage: AMEC
Forestry and timber industry workers could be used to fill positions in the WA mining sector, as proposed by the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies.
Panoramic announces three-year haulage deal at Savannah
Panoramic Resources have awarded Cambridge Gulf Limited a three-year concentrate haulage contract at its Savannah Nickel project.
Calidus locks in $210 million Macmahon contract
Calidus Resources has hired Macmahon to undertake open cut mining at the Warrawoona gold project in Western Australia in preparation for first production next year.
St Barbara looks to fill the mill to uplift Leonora
St Barbara has outlined a strategy focused on exploration and increased throughput to extend the mine life of its Leonora gold operations in Western Australia.
Queensland Alumina upgrades plant with Siemens technology
Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) has ordered five medium-voltage variable speed drives (VSDs) from Siemens as the company continues to advance its alumina refining process.
Moon mining robots to be trained for autonomy
A research team from the University of Arizona has received $US500,000 ($679,217) from NASA for a moon mining technique using swarms of autonomous robots.
Caval Ridge extension on the cards for BMA
The BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has begun developing extension applications at its Caval Ridge coal mine in Queensland, proposing an extra 31 years of mine life for the Horse Pit.
OZ Minerals invests in mining innovation and flexibility
OZ Minerals have revealed the companies selected to participate in its Scalable and Adaptable Mining Challenge – an initiative aimed at fostering innovative solutions for integrated mine design.
Common mining waste produces hydrogen at QUT
Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have found a use for a mining by-product in hydrogen fuel and lithium-ion batteries.
Byrnecut secures landmark contract at Abra
Byrnecut has finalised a four-year contract with Galena Mining subsidiary Abra Mining that will see the company commence portal and decline development at the Abra Base Metals Project.
BHP aligns with KoBold for billionaire-backed exploration tech
BHP has partnered with exploration technology company, KoBold Metals, in the hunt for metals and critical minerals to be used in clean energy technology.