- 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
- PC-based control as an integrated solution for automation and process technology
With the introduction of specific solutions for the process technology market, Beckhoff is not merely introducing new components, but bringing together two automation concepts that for decades developed separately, side-by-side. While traditional PLC-based systems were optimized predominantly for short cycle times as a replacement for complex relay technology in machine controls, DCS (Distributed Control Systems) … Continue reading PC-based control as an integrated solution for automation and process technology
- The energy transition: Addressing the challenge in mining
The energy transition touches every industry or sector, and with BP reporting that renewable energy is now the fastest-growing energy source, there is a clear move towards decarbonisation.
- The importance of welding fume protection in the workplace
The operation of welding fume control equipment is affected by various factors including proper use and positioning of the equipment, maintenance of the equipment, and the specific welding procedure and application.
- The top three recommended sensors for the mining industry
Mining companies are embarking on the transformation journey towards the digital era and sensors are one of the integral components that mining companies have to invest in for that purpose.
- Kal Tire’s journey with mining tyre recycling and legislation in Chile
Four years ago, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group committed to developing a tyre recycling solution for customers in Chile, home to some of the world’s largest copper mines and an estimated 500,000 tonnes of scrap tyres. Now, with the company’s first thermal conversion recycling facility set to open later this year and the country’s legislation … Continue reading Kal Tire’s journey with mining tyre recycling and legislation in Chile
- Creating the mine of the future: Drive profits and increase production
Do you have the right tools to intelligently mine? Enhance mine-to-mill-to-metal operations with cutting-edge technologies that drive production increases, cost savings and increased safety. Asset performance management (APM) solutions provide a sound entry point for digital investments, ensuring the equipment miners need is available to keep production on track. Download this white paper and discover … Continue reading Creating the mine of the future: Drive profits and increase production
- 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.
- Stalker Super Heavy Dry Pump: The right solution for underground mining
In late 2017, Malcolm Thompson Pumps (MTP) supplied a Stalker Super Heavy Duty (SHD) Pump to Murray Engineering for use on an underground mining site in Kambalda, Western Australia.
- Strata Worldwide HazardAvert lowers risk for underground miners
The inherent hazards of working underground – poor visibility, restricted space and high traffic areas with machines and pedestrians working in close proximity – create high risk for accidents.
- Five things to look at when buying a rugged smart device
The following whitepaper from Backplane Systems Technology (BST) lays out five things to look out for when buying a rugged smart device.
- Industry 4.0: Industrial internet of things (IIoT) and Predictive Analytics
The industrial world is on the verge of entering the next revolution: Industry 4.0. This is going to change control systems architecture, systems connectivity and sensors as we know it today. A lot of the data from devices will be analysed on the internet and hence the Internet of Things (IoT) will be a big … Continue reading Industry 4.0: Industrial internet of things (IIoT) and Predictive Analytics
- The key to good fleet management: Rugged in-vehicle computers
For optimal fleet management, rugged in-vehicle computers are the key. With real-time updates on vehicle and equipment status, increased safety, streamlined work conditions for vehicle operators, customisable features, and flexible integration, these computers can revolutionise fleet systems at the base level. If you’re looking to upgrade your fleet the right way or simply interested in … Continue reading The key to good fleet management: Rugged in-vehicle computers
- Eliminate fusion: Victaulic’s groundbreaking method to join HDPE pipe
What if there was a faster, more economical, more efficient, easier and safer method to join HDPE pipe? Victaulic has launched a joining product that will eliminate the need for fusion. Designed for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, the piping solution features a range of couplings and fittings that offer faster installation, minimise risk and can … Continue reading Eliminate fusion: Victaulic’s groundbreaking method to join HDPE pipe
- Top four myths about predictive maintenance in the mining industry
Dingo addresses four of the biggest myths about predictive maintenance in the mining industry.
- How can mines realize affordable, reliable, low-carbon power?
Join mining, renewables, hydrogen, government and finance experts this June 18-20 at the Westin Perth for the 3rd annual Energy and Mines Australia Summit to learn more. Featuring innovative case studies and perspectives from mining leaders including: BHP, Fortescue Metals Group, Rio Tinto, Resolute Mining, Sarama Resources, Gold Fields, Western Areas, Kirkland Lake Gold, Element … Continue reading How can mines realize affordable, reliable, low-carbon power?
- Non-contact transport solutions for conveyor systems
Managing bulk materials nonstop comes with a mountain of challenges, especially in harsh environments. This white paper discusses the intelligent solutions that can improve conveyor efficiency. As a leader in sensing and monitoring technology, SICK provide a range of equipment and services to help businesses optimise their industrial conveyor outputs, including non-contact measurement of the … Continue reading Non-contact transport solutions for conveyor systems
- The Connected Mine: Free white paper download
The mining industry faces a myriad of challenges: volatile commodities markets, changing legislation and environmental pressures, in addition to the ongoing need to improve productivity and efficiency. Leaders across the industry are improving recovery and throughput, rationalising their supply chains, improving operational efficiency and enabling remote and autonomous operations by harnessing data across their entire … Continue reading The Connected Mine: Free white paper download
- Don’t walk, weld: The overarching benefits of ArcReach technology
Every time a welding operator pauses their work on a weld joint to walk to a power source and change the settings, they lose time. Which translates to a loss of productivity. Discover the attributes and benefits of Miller’s ArcReach technology, minimising the non-value-added time spent walking to and from a power source to make … Continue reading Don’t walk, weld: The overarching benefits of ArcReach technology
- Top challenges facing the mining industry
Aggreko’s new e-guide explores some of the top challenges currently facing the mining industry.
- Why ESS’s new Air Cannon systems are a real blast
The build-up of materials in bulk storage systems is a common bulk materials handling issue. Air Cannons are pressure vessels with attached valve mechanisms that blast air at high-velocity speeds approaching MACH 2. They are frequently used to dislodge bulk material build-up and allow for maximum storage capacity. ESS Engineering Services & Supplies have developed … Continue reading Why ESS’s new Air Cannon systems are a real blast