- 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
- underground mining
- Western Australia
- Real-time maintenance: The bridge to predictive maintenance
The healthy functioning of machinery is at the core of all industries. While maintenance is essential, the approach to maintenance is evolving to become more efficient.
- Future of mining: Fad technology or practical innovation?
On the back of US success and rollout to major Australian sites, a new practical innovation is producing results that are making waves across the industry.
- The key to good fleet management: Rugged in-vehicle computers
Fleet managers will need to have a good management system in place that will give them up-to-date information on a vehicle’s condition, such as its loading capability, fuel efficiency, various performance indicators and its service record.
- Repair options simplified
Every component repair has its own unique set of circumstances. That’s why Hastings Deering is simplifying Component Repair Options to help choose the right option to suit your needs.
- Don’t walk, weld: The overarching benefits of ArcReach technology
This white paper discusses the attributes and benefits of Miller’s remote control welding technology through welding cable.
- Future of Mining: Fad technology or practical innovation?
On the back of US success and rollout to major Australian sites, a new practical innovation is producing results that are making waves across the industry. Mining companies looking for drill and blast results that produce value for money from increased productivity, downstream efficiencies and project collaboration are signing up to convert their sites to … Continue reading Future of Mining: Fad technology or practical innovation?
- Conveyor performance: How to optimise belt tracking systems and prevent downtime
This white paper discusses the causes of belt mistracking and provides an insight into how to identify the causes, and which devices or systems can be used to prevent mistracking.
- Australian coal mining: Making strides in safety
Strata Worldwide is pleased to have accomplished the first ever application of proximity detection on underground shuttle cars in an Australian coal mine.
- No point of failure: Innovation and convergence in mining communications
Much like the strata of rock visible in a mine, modern mining communications rest on layers of communications technologies, introduced over time to improve the safety, efficiency, and productivity of mining operations.
- Rema Edge brings real-time condition monitoring to conveyors
Rema Tip Top has recently launched Rema Edge, which promises to change the way mine operators manage their conveyor assets.
- Sensing and Success in Oil and Gas
Monitoring, maintenance and meeting strict standards are all important parts of operating in Oil and Gas. Possessing all the sensing equipment to keep tabs on an LNG plant, gas wellhead or other critical sites requires a variety of different sensors and the expertise to integrate these. This white paper describes some of the commonly used … Continue reading Sensing and Success in Oil and Gas
- Optimising conveyor system performance in heavy industry applications
Conveying systems are essential to any operation that requires the transport of bulk material. Despite their prevalence, conveyors pose the highest number of challenges for heavy industry applications. In fact, conveyor systems outrank every other asset in a mining operation in terms of reliability problems. This white paper provides an overview of the key challenges … Continue reading Optimising conveyor system performance in heavy industry applications
- Get safer underground with the 03M 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.
- South Australia quarry decreases maintenance time, increases productivity with Flexco solution
Are you struggling to find a solution to properly equip your load zone? Read all about how this South Australian site was able to do so.
- Total cost of ownership: Assessing application specific spherical roller bearings
This white paper discusses the attributes and benefits of application specific spherical roller bearings for vibratory applications by FAG, Schaeffler’s premium performance brand, from a total cost of ownership standpoint.
- Efficient and intelligent solutions on conveyor belts: SICK makes work easier
Measurement and sensor technology from SICK monitors, controls, and optimise industrial conveyor systems in a wide range of sectors. This goes far beyond the process of gas and emission measurement procedures already established in process automation. Non-contact measurement of the volume or mass flow rates is particularly easy and precise with the flow sensor Bulkscan® … Continue reading Efficient and intelligent solutions on conveyor belts: SICK makes work easier
- New air cannon: Safer and more effective solution for bulk material build-up
Available in both internal and external value arrangements, ESS engineers have designed a new tank and valve that can be retrofitted onto any previously installed valve arrangement – an industry first.
- How to recover 85% or more process water for reuse
Reclaiming process water for reuse can help alleviate maintenance tasks or permitting issues. Implementing a tiered approach to handling tailings streams can help with water management at sites.
- Mining Matters podcast: Common issues with conveyor transfer chutes
The second Flexco Mining Matters podcast features conveyor transfer chutes specialists Mark Anderson and Paul Klowss. Mark and Paul talk with Ben Creagh, Editor of Australian Mining, about the core issues affecting conveyor transfer chutes. They discuss different transfer chute options, how and why you should prevent bottle necks and what options are available for … Continue reading Mining Matters podcast: Common issues with conveyor transfer chutes
- Analysing the suitability of metal-cored wire in welding
When it comes to welding, there is no ‘one size fits all’ process. Weighing up the benefits of each process and its suitability to the applications of a business is essential. When matched with the right applications, metal-cored wire welding is a solution that provides a number of productivity and time-saving benefits. Metal-cored wire (MCAW) … Continue reading Analysing the suitability of metal-cored wire in welding