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- BHP introduces truck maintenance technology at Daunia
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has developed a system for truck maintenance at the Daunia coal mine in Queensland that reduces the average downtime for a regular service from two hours to just 40 minutes.
- Australia strengthens commitment to Antarctic mining ban
Australia is one of 54 national participants to continue its commitment to a ban on mining in the Antarctic as the Antarctic Treaty celebrated its 60th anniversary in the Czech Republic.
- Top five mining stories last week
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including the effort to improve mine safety in Queensland after another serious accident.
- Rio Tinto previews world’s rarest pink and red diamonds at Argyle
Rio Tinto has unveiled its annual showcase of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds at its Argyle mine site in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia.
- Alliance maintains strong Bald Hill performance
Alliance Mineral Assets has continued to build output at the Bald Hill lithium and tantalum mine in Western Australia, producing 38,717 wet metric tonnes of lithium concentrate in the June quarter.
- Panoramic faces ongoing hurdles in Savannah ramp up
Panoramic Resources’ ramp up of the Savannah nickel project in Western Australia was well progressed in mining, paste filling and milling during the June quarter, despite not reaching its budget rates yet.
- TNT to offload Tasmanian assets in favour of American project
TNT Mines plans to sell its Aberfoyle and Great Pyramid tin and tungsten projects in north-eastern Tasmania to private Canadian company TinOne Resources.
- BHP ramps up ‘bold’ Pilbara expansion plans
BHP’s ambitious expansion proposal for the Pilbara over the next century has been given approval by the Western Australian Government.
- Lepidico shakes hands on Desert Lion merger
Lepidico and Desert Lion Energy have completed their merger, with work now set to launch at the combined company’s lithium project in Namibia.
- Caterpillar hits emissions target with 794 AC truck
The Cat 794 AC mining truck has met the strictest United States emission standards, Tier 4, and is now using the same exhaust platform to progress its European Union Stage Five certification.
- Whitehaven growth defies softening coal markets
Whitehaven Coal has beaten its production guidance for the 2019 financial year on the back of strong performance at its New South Wales mines.
- AVZ ramps up Manono development with GR Engineering contract
AVZ Minerals has appointed GR Engineering Services (GRES) as its definitive feasibility study (DFS) engineer for the company’s Manono lithium and tin project in Congo.
- Golding restarts Baralaba North following accident
Baralaba North contractor Golding is producing at the Bowen Basin coal mine again after operations were suspended at the site due to the death of an employee last weekend.
- OZ Minerals sets up future of Brazilian ‘strategic foothold’
Oz Minerals will look to consolidate its Brazilian copper and gold assets through its strategy of operating multiple small and mid-sized mines in each of the Carajás and Gurupi provinces.
- Kirkland Lake on track to reach Fosterville production targets
Kirkland Lake Gold expects production at the Fosterville mine in Victoria to exceed its record quarterly levels in the remainder of the year.
- QLD faces mine safety reset and additional inspectors
The Queensland Government has appointed three additional mines inspectors and another chief inspector as the resources industry grapples with recent mine-related tragedies.
- From Mt Carlton to Flemington: the creation of the Melbourne Cup
The Melbourne Cup trophy is perhaps the most admired prize in Australian sport, but the meticulous process used to make it is sometimes overlooked.
- Which mining skills are in demand around Australia?
Recruitment specialist Hays has revealed the skills that are in demand across Australia’s resources sector heading into the second half of the year.
- Boss extends GR Engineering relationship for Honeymoon restart
Boss Resources has contracted GR Engineering Services as the lead study consultant for the definitive feasibility study (DFS) at the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia.
- RailCorp access to Hunter Valley coal network cut by four years
IPART has imposed a 5.3 per cent rate of return on the NSW Rail Access Undertaking, meaning RailCorp may only have 21 more years of access to the Hunter Valley Coal Network.