- 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
- Western Australia
- Erizon rehabilitates Kanmantoo mine site
An effective revegetation strategy starts with a comprehensive soil analysis. Only then can a site-specific solution be developed for optimal rehabilitation and soil stabilisation. This case study shows the necessary steps to minimise dust and stabilise soil on batters around a typical mine operation.
- Gas monitoring solutions in underground mining environments
Whenever a new site for an underground mine is opened, one of the primary concerns remains the ventilation inside the mine.
- How to ensure on-time contractor delivery with AWP
Today, contractor organisations are dealing with increasingly complex CAPEX projects in an industry already experiencing tighter schedules and increased costs. The concept of Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) addresses these issues and represents a giant leap in capital project management. In fact, contractors across the globe are already beginning to realise increased predictability, improved productivity and … Continue reading How to ensure on-time contractor delivery with AWP
- Sandvik connected crushing for your mining operation
Sandvik CH890i and CH895i are technologically advanced, high-capacity cone crushers designed for crushing applications in mines or large sized quarries. Each crusher has a hydraulically supported main shaft which is supported at both ends. The main shaft is now 65 per cent stronger and both the top and bottom shells have been strengthened and cast-optimised … Continue reading Sandvik connected crushing for your mining operation
- Cloud solution versus on-premise solution
Numerous companies these days are faced with a dilemma when it comes to the question of whether a cloud or on-premise application is the correct choice for the solution implemented at the company. For many this raises the question: “Should I host my software myself, or trust the cloud after all?” The topic of “cloud … Continue reading Cloud solution versus on-premise solution
- Shaping the use of technology in mining
To take a snapshot of the state of the mining sector’s use of IT today, OSIsoft commissioned Aspermont Media and Mining Magazine to survey companies and analyse their responses to a poll on how they are using and viewing technology today.
- The investor mining and tailings safety initiative: What’s next?
2019 witnessed the devastating failure of Brazil’s Brumadinho’s tailing dam which took 250 people’s lives. Download this free webinar to find out about the Investor Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative.
- Why data modernisation matters and how to get started
For most enterprises, data estates are a patchwork of legacy solutions, multiple line-of-business applications, cloud-hosted systems and partially-integrated data stores. Data modernisation is about turning the massive volumes of data in your business into bottom-line results.
- Outsourced recruitment: A proven approach to ramp up worker headcount
Adaptive Resourcing offers recruitment process outsourcing to companies in mining. It does not have to be a large contractually exhausting, expensive piece of over-complex process and procedure. Adaptive Resourcing offer miners a fast, efficient and inexpensive solution to meet the demands of a rapid increase in headcount.
- Comparing HDPE conveyor guards with traditional steel-made alternatives
This white paper discusses the pros and cons of switching from steel conveyor guards to those made out of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE).
- Newcrest uses IoT solution to reduce downtime, trim costs, improve safety
By using a Microsoft Azure-based IoT solution to make good use of data and push AI workloads to the edge, Newcrest is optimising operational performance and enabling predictive maintenance. The solution currently predicts the level of ore in the bins, mitigates sensor failure and reduces downtime.
- Hydraulics, the unknown killer: proper training is the key to reducing injuries and fatalities
Hydraulic systems exist in almost every aspect of our everyday lives. This simple system consisting of pistons and oil-filled pipe is capable of generating tremendous amount of force; enough to cause permanent disabilities or even death of a person when an accident occurs. As hydraulic machinery degrades over time, they should be properly maintained to … Continue reading Hydraulics, the unknown killer: proper training is the key to reducing injuries and fatalities
- Newcrest Case Study Mining firm uses digital IoT and data science to cut downtime, reduce costs
One persistent challenge for Newcrest, which operates gold and copper mines in Australia, has been working to overcome is how to maintain peak production by keeping its ore crushers and other machines running continuously, with no unplanned downtime. One key to achieving that level of production is the crushed ore bin, which sits downstream from … Continue reading Newcrest Case Study Mining firm uses digital IoT and data science to cut downtime, reduce costs
- CRC Clear Zinc: A clear leader in protection
CRC Clear Zinc’s advanced protective coating technology protects surfaces from chemical, environmental and ultraviolet damage, preventing rust, oxidation, corrosion, staining and fading for up to 27 months.
- Lokset Advance – Improving resin bolting
Modern high productivity mining is striving for almost uninterrupted and cost-effective production. Resin bolting has become widely adopted in underground coal and metalliferous mining globally, providing high capacity ground reinforcement. The development of Lokset Advance is the next step in the evolution of resin bolting. It allows for an increased shelf life of 12 months, … Continue reading Lokset Advance – Improving resin bolting
- XXL SHEDS: Excellence through innovation, not imitation
XXL SHEDS have secured an innovation patent on its SMRT hybrid design portal frame system, which ensures that XXL SHEDS can reduce the costs of larger building without compromising engineering integrity when designing and constructing larger buildings.
- Vacuum excavation technology for ballast and grade remediation
Vacuum excavation is the most effective means of removing fouled ballast from specialty trackwork.
- Minprovise’s transport frame innovation reduces lead times
Minprovise has proudly designed, engineered and delivered over 272 industry compliant transport frames to date, with 161 of these being customised to client-specific requirements.
- New 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Powered Air Welding Helmet G5-01
The new 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 with Adflo PAPR gives professional welders the ultimate in comfort, protection and adaptability. The Speedglas™ G5-01 marks the 5th generation of Speedglas welding helmets, introducing the latest in welding lens technology combined with powered air respiratory protection and flip-front functionality for grinding. The new 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty … Continue reading New 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Powered Air Welding Helmet G5-01
- Changing the negative perception of cyanide in tailings
The following paper describes the ReCYN™ Process from PT Green Gold Engineering, which can help change the negative perception of cyanide in gold plant processing while substantially improving the economics of its use.