- Anglo American
- BHP Billiton
- Bowen Basin
- contract mining engineering and services
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Hunter Valley
- iron ore
- job cuts
- mining jobs
- New South Wales
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
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- Western Australia
Inflatable ventilation control
Fast, cost effective ventilation control options are in high demand with underground mines trying to reduce the load on ventilation fans and power consumption.
BSC and Timken take the lead on engineered bearing surfaces
Australian mining has seen tremendous growth this year, with the price of iron ore reaching record levels, and a significant increase in demand on production operations, highlights BSC product manager for Industrial Bearings Tony Tormey.
Remote Industrial Maintenance
Decades from now, historians will study the social, economic and financial impact of the early 2020’s. Unfortunately, without the luxury of time, we are forced to confront the realities of today without a clear roadmap for tomorrow. Though the future is uncertain, the past contains important lessons for the manufacturers of today. Although it is … Continue reading Remote Industrial Maintenance
Reliable Concentrate Sampling
MIRS Robotic Sampler was implemented at Impala Terminals, the world’s largest roofed mining export terminal located in Callao, Lima-Peru, which markets ore concentrate with a capacity to handle 2.8 MMT per year. The client required to optimize the sampling work and make it more efficient and safer considering the number of trucks to be sampled … Continue reading Reliable Concentrate Sampling
Double the flexibility, twice the power
We understand your need for power, but do your power needs ever change? The QAC TwinPower is a 20-foot containerised generator with two generators inside, making it perfect for applications that have variable power needs, whether that’s due to the time of day or the current usage requirements. Fully loaded, the QAC TwinPower offers two … Continue reading Double the flexibility, twice the power
A new approach to digital mining: Honeywell Forge
The Mining, Minerals, and Metals industry is evolving. Tech disruption, a changing workforce, and shifting societies are leading the industry to innovate and adapt.
The smart mine blueprint
The modern mining industry is facing increased demands for safety and the need to decarbonise operations. They must contain the impact of extraction related to CO2 emissions and maintain high safety standards while meeting ever-increasing demands for the minerals that underpin everyday life. Digitalisation, automation and other new technologies are making decarbonisation achievable and enabling … Continue reading The smart mine blueprint
SIMEC Mining revamps radio communication and safety
IMEC Mining owns and operates iron ore mines in South Australia, including the Iron Baron, Iron Knob and South Middleback Ranges sites. These operations have a combined total output of more than 10 million tonnes of iron ore every year. The sites are mined for hematite, which is primarily exported by rail and sea, and … Continue reading SIMEC Mining revamps radio communication and safety
Reliable Starter Sheet Stripping Machine: Safety First
MIRS Robotic Starter Sheet Stripping Machine was implemented in ASARCO Amarillo Refinery, located in Amarillo, Texas – USA. This innovative system allows starter-sheets to be detached from titanium plates, without human intervention and the risks associated with so, significantly improving the occupational health and safety of the workers, who previously performed this task.
Beyond compliance: A roadmap for enhancing EHS management
SAI360’s guide goes beyond enhancing environment, health and safety management by addressing essential considerations, barriers and practical approaches to EHS risk management.
Mining giant embraces cloud to secure future profitability
For one of Australia’s largest coal producers, rapid business growth coupled with ageing IT infrastructure was putting significant pressure on operational costs. Read how this mining giant positioned itself for future growth by embracing the cloud, and the long-term impact of this on profitability and innovation in the fields of mobility, IoT, data management, and … Continue reading Mining giant embraces cloud to secure future profitability
Defeat downtime with CoreTech nylon rollers
Learn how a high production mine in NSW reduced roller failure, decreased downtime and increased productivity with CoreTech Nylon Rollers
Digitising inspection rounds in mining
Download this whitepaper to learn how the mining industry will transition from paper-based inspections.
Prescriptive maintenance for the metals and mining industry
Despite comprehensive maintenance efforts in place by some mines, equipment failures still occur. In order to achieve an overall high level of asset reliability, it’s essential that operators invest regularly and significantly in equipment and infrastructure. Prescriptive maintenance has a direct impact on productivity and safety and can deliver results quickly to mining companies by: … Continue reading Prescriptive maintenance for the metals and mining industry
SKF Digital Solution for Slew Bearing Condition Monitoring
Stacker and reclaimers play a critical role in Australian iron ore operations, helping to shift thousands of tonnes of material per hour into stockpiles and on for shipping. With the cost of ore currently well over USD100 a tonne, unplanned stoppages of these machines can quickly add up to hundreds of thousands – even millions … Continue reading SKF Digital Solution for Slew Bearing Condition Monitoring
Vocus launches cloud-based calling in a single collaboration platform
Demand for unified communication and collaboration services has grown incredibly over the last 18 months as a result of organisations embracing remote working and increasing their use of cloud platforms and applications. With Vocus Calling, there’s no need for complex networking equipment. We provide secure connectivity on the Vocus network to your collaboration solution provider, … Continue reading Vocus launches cloud-based calling in a single collaboration platform
Laminated bus plate technology revolutionizes energy distribution
Energy consumption has already for some time been disrupted by increasingly higher energy demands. Globally, the need for electrical energy is increasing in line with world population growth, industrialization and urbanization. The increase in consumption stems from recently introduced businesses, such as the e-mobility sector, and people using electric cars. The main challenge is still … Continue reading Laminated bus plate technology revolutionizes energy distribution
The need for extreme rugged computing in mining
Explore the future of technology in mining, which starts with the SEMIL Series, an IP67-rated MIL-STD-810G and EN50155 certified extreme rugged computer suitable for the harsh Australian mining environment.
Four dimensions to assessing construction scheduling and risk maturity
Instead of dealing with project challenges one at a time and always looking at the rare best-case scenarios, construction organisations are now using digital technology for planning, scheduling and risk analytics that are proven to work in the real world.
Remote inspection 3000m below surface of Glencore’s Kidd Operations
With high ground stress and constant deformation, optimising the performance of Glencore’s stopes relies on accurate geotechnical data captured by autonomous Hovermap flights.