- 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
- Air Springs responds to OEM machinery supply gap with cost-efficient actuator and isolator ranges that save time and money
Australia’s leading air spring supplier, Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd, is expanding its range of replacement parts integral to the reliable operation of OEM equipment widely used by mining, materials handling, mineral processing and quarry operations.
- The name for Material Handling in Mining and challenging environments
MHE-Demag sets the benchmark in design and durability of lifting equipment for even the most complex lifting applications, including explosion-proof; and most particularly in the tough and challenging environments typical of Mining applications.
- 5 disruptive trends that will change the face of logistics in 2016
Logistics is on the move; new technology and the advent of big data and mobile applications are changing the face of eCommerce fulfilment. We’ve put together 5 trends that will help businesses ensure their 2016 supply chain management goes ahead without a hitch.
- The keyless advantage
Commodity prices are dropping, and the situation is tough: according to PricewaterhouseCooper’s 2014 Aussie Mine report, miners who fail to respond effectively to the changes in the market are at acute risk of failure.
- Cut protection improves productivity
As profitability in the mining industry is increasingly subjected to challenges, it is essential for today’s operators to ensure that every link in the operational chain is functioning to the highest level in order to optimise productivity.
- Sensing and success in Oil and Gas
There is a broad range of sensors required on an oil rig, LNG terminal, and other critical settings involved in the resources industries sector. Below are a few types of sensors, and some reasons why expert advice is essential.
- Cut injuries slow production
Production output in the mining industry is predicated on the smooth functioning of machines, processes and people. The 24-hour cycle demands that operators run back-to-back shifts in order to realise full production potential and it only takes one incident to jeopardise the entire system.
- Leather gloves cost more than money
In challenging economic conditions, it’s not uncommon for business decisions that
promise a less significant initial outlay to become the preferred method of operation.
The problem with that line of thinking is that purchase price is rarely the only cost
implication in the buying process.
- Technical Solutions for Belt Conveyor Productivity: Factoring Life, Weight, Power, Noise and Corrosion into Conveyor Roller Performance and Belt Safety
When an operation is working at full speed, trying to move product or fulfil orders, the last thing it needs to worry about is the performance and reliability of the conveyor belt rollers.
- Airwell embraces technology to deliver better water services
Emerging technologies are set to change the way that the mining industry operates not just now but well into the future. The ability for technology to drive economic transformation by means of improved productivity, cost savings and safety advancements have made it one of the key areas of focus of companies and projects.
- Enhancing Safety: The Mining Innovations Providing Global Solutions
Safety in mining is paramount, and it’s the reason why state-of-the-art safety technologies are fast becoming the backbone of mines world-wide. Caterpillar Inc. has solutions for the top 5 mining industry safety concerns as determined by you – our customers.
- Clean Green Power
The explosion of industrial automation in the latter half of the 20th Century has brought untold benefit to today’s business processes, delivering convenience and cost savings from higher efficiency production and output.
But as with any ‘efficiency dividend’, what you gain on swings, you inevitably lose on roundabouts.
- Advancing Bulk Materials Handling Conceptual Layout and Design for Improved Mine Performance
Bulk Materials Handling (BMH) is the backbone of the mining industry. Some may argue for the excitement of resource exploration, and others may argue for challenges faced during excavation at the rock face.
- 6 Ways Rugged Tablets are Changing Mining
As the mining industry transitions into production, and capital expenditure falls off, efficiency is now critical. How do you save time, increase productivity, decrease disruptions and downtime, and improve asset utilisation? According to Accenture’s “Mobility in the Mining Industry” report, there is increasing uptake of mobile technologies by the industry, with many mining companies now … Continue reading 6 Ways Rugged Tablets are Changing Mining