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- Rio Tinto cites increased bauxite production in latest quarterly results
Rio Tinto has released its 2017 second quarter production results, recording a high output particularly at its bauxite operations.
- New Compact Drives With Up To 40 per cent Size Reduction, Support Open/Closed Loop Control for Both IM and PM Motors
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- Why Investing in Mobile In-Pit Sizing and Conveying Equipment Makes Sense
Major capital expenditure is often investors’ main concern when deciding whether to start a mining operation. Many questions need to be taken into consideration – especially those that have financial implications. These include: What roads need building? What fixed plant is needed? How many trucks are required to transport ore? Are rail tracks necessary to … Continue reading Why Investing in Mobile In-Pit Sizing and Conveying Equipment Makes Sense
- Capricorn Copper secures funding for Queensland mine restart
Capricorn Copper has locked in a $45 million funding agreement to restart its mine in northwest Queensland.
- Clarence Coal fined $1m for coal slurry spillage in Blue Mountains
Clarence Colliery has received a fine of more than $1 million for a coal slurry spillage that affected the Wollangambe river and the Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.
- Orion Mining recommissions Blair Athol coal mine
The Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland is on track to be producing at full capacity before the end of this year, according to its owner.
- Caterpillar launches new rotary blasthole drill
Caterpillar has released the Cat MD6310 blasthole drill which offers increased efficiency and productivity.
- Nepean expands with acquisition of Sandvik conveyor businesses
Australian equipment manufacturer Nepean Conveyors has secured a deal to acquire two Sandvik conveyor businesses.
- GFG chairman backs Arrium workforce amid acquisition
The chairman of new Arrium owner, Britain’s GFG Alliance, has reinforced the company’s commitment to the South Australian steel-maker and iron ore miner’s management, staff and unions.
- Confidence grows in Tasmania as mining royalties spike
Mining in Tasmania continues to bounce back from the global downturn in commodity prices.
- Queensland Government unveils new STEM scholarship program
A new scholarship program has been launched in Queensland to support students studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at TAFE.
- Aussie based ALS sells oil and and gas business
Australian testing and inspection services company ALS has entered an agreement to sell its multinational oil and gas business to Chicago-based Madison Industries for $109 million.
- Japan’s Persol unveils $778m takeover bid for Programmed
The board of Programmed Maintenance Services has backed a $778 million takeover bid from Japan’s Persol Holdings.
- Mine rehabilitation project makes positive strides in Queensland
A resources company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land in Queensland has shown the potential for positive environmental outcomes.
- Baralaba Coal enters voluntary administration
Queensland based Baralaba Coal, formerly known as Cockatoo Coal, has entered into voluntary administration this week, the second time this has happened in as many years.
- Atlas Copco launches a digital path for systems integration in mining
Automation and digitalisation are the future of the mining industry. But automation is not just about remotely controlled machines.
- Sale of Arrium on track
Arrium’s committee of creditors has backed the sale of the steel and iron ore mining company to Britain’s GFG Alliance.
- FLSmidth to acquire part of Sandvik Mining Systems
Sandvik plans to sell a part of its Mining Systems product area to FLSmidth. Mining Systems is a supplier of design and engineering of material handling systems.
- Brierty to resume work at Rio iron ore operation
Civil construction and mining services company Brierty will resume work at Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline Stage 2 (WTS2) iron ore project after the contract was suspended in June.
- Shenhua Watermark coal mine will continue: Chinese
China’s Shenhua has vowed to continue with its plans for the Watermark coal mine in New South Wales despite the state government reducing the size of its exploration licence by more than half.