- 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
- Improved Functionality, Flexibility for Enhanced Micromine Mining Module
MICROMINE has remained a market leader in mining software solutions by regularly releasing new software versions that build upon the strengths of previous versions. Micromine 2016.1 is the latest version of MICROMINE’s exploration and 3D mine design solution and includes a host of new features aimed at improved flexibility, functionality and performance. Targeting improved usability, … Continue reading Improved Functionality, Flexibility for Enhanced Micromine Mining Module
- Helping you choose the right repair option
Caterpillar equipment is designed for more than one life. Many of their components are designed to be rebuilt, with every repair situation having its own unique set of circumstances. Hastings Deering have a range of flexible repair options for large mining equipment, including the 6060 Hydraulic Mining Shovel. To download the white paper, fill out … Continue reading Helping you choose the right repair option
- Dry stack tailings is not the future…
Minimising risk in mineral processing operations is critical for today. It’s no revelation that mining companies’ past practices of tailings “mismanagement” haunt every sector of the industry to this day. What most lay people don’t realise, however, is that large scale extractive business owners are acutely aware of what they need to remain in business. … Continue reading Dry stack tailings is not the future…
- Driving productivity and safety through automation
In the current economic climate, increasing efficiency has become one of the main challenges faced by mining companies across the industry as they look at ways to increase production while reducing costs, essentially doing ‘more with less’. With this in mind, mining automation software has become an increasingly important tool for mine managers. To download … Continue reading Driving productivity and safety through automation
- Advanced Rugged PC and Display Technologies For Harsh Environments
At Xinc Technologies we specialize in advanced rugged PC and Display technologies engineered to perform in the most challenging environments. From hazardous locations in Mining, Oil and Gas, to transportation, supply chain, field service, warehouse, healthcare, and more, our rugged PC tablets, handhelds and fixed-mount PCs increase operational efficiencies and safety, deliver low-cost reliability for … Continue reading Advanced Rugged PC and Display Technologies For Harsh Environments
- How efficient gas monitoring can significantly increase productivity and lower safety risks
Communication is crucial in the underground mining industry in providing a safe, productive and profitable operation. A high priority in all mining operations is reducing the amount of time needed to wait before safely re-entering the work area after any blasting. A leading specialist in unique solutions for the mining industry, Becker Mining Systems has … Continue reading How efficient gas monitoring can significantly increase productivity and lower safety risks
- Developing our future industry leaders with MICROMINE
With automaton, artificial intelligence and other technological advances set to transform the industry, it is crucial that the next generation of mining industry leaders are equipped with the right skills to ensure the future success and growth of the industry. MICROMINE partner with tertiary institutions to create an environment where students can obtain practical, on the … Continue reading Developing our future industry leaders with MICROMINE
- Do you have a risk management plan?
Risk management simply means identifying and assessing risks that potentially affect your business. An example of a business risk, is having equipment or money stolen as a result of poor security procedures and processes. Your challenge as a contractor is understanding and deciding how much risk you are prepared to take in your business, as … Continue reading Do you have a risk management plan?
- Refusing to Fuse – Innovative New Methods for Joining HDPE Pipe
Light-weight, corrosion-resistant, flexible, long-lasting – these are just a few of the reasons that high density polyethylene HDPE is the fastest growing pipe material in mining, municipal, industrial and commercial applications. While HDPE piping has been available for over 50 years, recent adoption of the piping material is quickly replacing steel, concrete and ductile iron … Continue reading Refusing to Fuse – Innovative New Methods for Joining HDPE Pipe
- Proximity Detection for Underground Coal Mines
HazardAvert proximity detection and collision avoidance systems provide underground and surface mining facilities with more than just superior personnel on-the-job safety; these systems provide a number of positive contributions and cost saving benefits when implemented into working operations. To download this whitepaper, fill in and submit the form below:
- Why is a Managed Service Solution the Smarter Choice?
Benefits of a Managed Service Solution We work with you to understand your business and then design the perfect communications system tailored to you. We minimise downtime by exchanging any faulty equipment. We conduct regular preventative maintenance inspections to ensure your communication needs are continually met. We provide state-of-the-art devices that are specifically fit for … Continue reading Why is a Managed Service Solution the Smarter Choice?
- Black Hats, White Hats, and Hard Hats – The Need for Encryption in Mining and Resources
Mineral Blue announces Fedora, a socially responsible encryption system. Are you concerned by criminals having access to strong encryption? You’re right to be worried. Modern encryption is virtually impossible for governments to crack. That means criminals can operate in secret. At the same time, honest people need access to cryptography. Without it, every innocent transaction is … Continue reading Black Hats, White Hats, and Hard Hats – The Need for Encryption in Mining and Resources
- Hazards of Welding Fume: Taking a Closer Inspection
Increasing knowledge about the health hazards associated with breathing welding fumes and gases above certain concentrations and the serious illnesses that can result emphasises the need to educate, train and provide welders with appropriate protection. Written in partnership by David Chippendale, Marketing Manager at Australian Welding Supplies (AWS) and Terry Gorman, Senior Occupational Hygienist and Technical Specialist from … Continue reading Hazards of Welding Fume: Taking a Closer Inspection
- Monitoring the gearbox during lifetime is most important
Alignment free drives ensure that the motor, fluid coupling and gearbox are always perfectly aligned to prevent early bearing or gear failure. The drives feature a low-level oil switch, oil temperature RTD, desiccant breather and central grease points. They also have high speed in situ accelerometers to constantly measure vibration levels. All these accessories aid … Continue reading Monitoring the gearbox during lifetime is most important
- Online learning is transforming the way we skill staff
In today’s digitized business world, traditional in-class learning and training is becoming less and less prominent with individuals and businesses opting for an online learning environment instead.
- How Mobile, Cloud-Based Systems Will Change Mining Operations
Mineral Blue is an advanced, cloud-based Safe Work system for the mining and resources industries. Do permit queues waste time? Do you believe your isolations could be done safer and smarter? Then Mineral Blue could be the answer. We believe that mobile, cloud-based systems will change mining operations, to the same degree as as Internet … Continue reading How Mobile, Cloud-Based Systems Will Change Mining Operations
- A New And Better Way To Troubleshoot Machine Problems
To the savvy maintenance professional, industrial machinery almost ‘talks’ to reveal its condition. The key to success is in understanding what the machine is saying. To detect problems, the professional ‘listens’ in many ways: With eyes and ears, to see and hear conditions. And now the maintenance professional has a valuable new way not just to … Continue reading A New And Better Way To Troubleshoot Machine Problems
- Why Is Insurance For Mining Contractors So Important?
The mining industry is a demanding industry. With demand come errors of judgment from time to time. It’s when these errors do happen, that a suitable liability insurance policy specific to your industry can protect you and your business against injuries, accidents and/or property damage suffered whilst on the job. To find out how insurance policies … Continue reading Why Is Insurance For Mining Contractors So Important?
- Smartsense Atmospheric And Environmental Monitoring System
Becker Mining Systems is a leading global supplier of unique solutions for the mining industry. Its solutions, which include Energy Distribution, Automation, Communication, Transportation and Roof Support have evolved from its clients’ needs and years of international experience. Communication is crucial in the underground mining industry to provide a safe, productive and profitable operation. Becker Varis … Continue reading Smartsense Atmospheric And Environmental Monitoring System
- Bearing Contamination – How to Prevent a Problem that Causes 25 per cent of All Premature Failures
Bearing reliability is a crucial component of productivity and uptime in expensive machinery and plant throughout industries such as mining, manufacturing, bulk handling and primary production. If a bearing fails, production can grind to a halt. In challenging environments or operations where the risk of contamination is high, this Sealed Spherical Roller Bearing (SRB) is … Continue reading Bearing Contamination – How to Prevent a Problem that Causes 25 per cent of All Premature Failures