- 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
- 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.
- 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
With new game changing technology including “Variable Colour”, “Climate Flow Control”, “Optional Task Light”, “Configurable Protection” and “Blue-Tooth Connectivity” the 3M Speedglas G5-01 Welding Helmet can be customised to your individual welding environment.
- 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.
- The first full conveyor IoT solution
The “Internet of Things” (IoT) has already begun to change the way the mining industry operates through automation and remote operations. REMA TIP TOP has recently launched its latest innovation that promises to change the way mine operators manage their conveyor assets. REMA EDGE is the first full conveyor IoT solution. REMA EDGE is revolutionising … Continue reading The first full conveyor IoT solution
- World-first twin wire MIG solution redefines high deposition welding
While heavy fabrication welding is in high demand, the pressure to cut costs and increase productivity are constant challenges for companies operating within this sector.
- Four best best practice tips for estimating and managing capital projects
In my world, I’m often asked for a list of “best practices” when estimating or managing a capital project. Here are some thoughts, based on personal experience and discussions I’ve had with other folks in the industry.
- Conveyor performance: How to optimise belt tracking systems and prevent downtime
This white paper discusses the causes of belt mistracking and provides an insight into how to identify the causes, and which devices or systems can be used to prevent mistracking.
- Pacific Hydraulics hydrostatic booklet
Want to learn more about hydrostatics? Our booklet covers closed loop pumps and motor information, and basic operation such as hydrostatic transmission, hydrostatic schematics and more.
- The PI System Enables Sustainable Operations at Goldstrike
In 2015, Barrick Gold produced approximately 6.12 million ounces of ore with more than 75% production coming from the Americas region. Their Goldstrike mine is the most prolific gold-mining district in the Western Hemisphere and includes the Betze-Post open-pit mine, a truck and shovel operation, and the Meikle and Rodeo underground mines. Ted Olsen-Tank describes … Continue reading The PI System Enables Sustainable Operations at Goldstrike
- Analysing the suitability of metal-cored wire in welding
When matched with the right applications, metal-cored wire welding is a solution that provides a number of productivity and time-saving benefits.
- Greater accuracy through benchmarking
Perhaps you’re an estimator who’s tried to use historical data to develop more accurate estimates. You’ve been plugging in some pricing and cost benchmarks, but you’re still not seeing the desired results. Read “A 4-Step Action Plan to Start Benchmarking Your Data” and learn to estimate with greater accuracy.
- Top challenges facing the mining industry
Aggreko’s new e-guide explores some of the top challenges currently facing the mining industry.
- Ensuring productivity and protection in surface and underground mining
From monitoring gas levels and air quality in mines to protection from collisions for large vehicles at mine sites, SICK offers a wide range of sensors and systems to improve safety and to monitor potentially dangerous situations. SICK offers solutions for the analysis and control of underground coal mining atmospheres. The solutions supply the coal … Continue reading Ensuring productivity and protection in surface and underground mining
- ABB white paper: The ROI of Digitalisation
For much of the industrial world, the old way of working isn’t working so well anymore. The traditional productivity and profitability levers that companies can pull have been pulled plenty. It’s time to find new sources of value and become more nimble. But what does that mean and what is the solution? It is estimated … Continue reading ABB white paper: The ROI of Digitalisation
- Rugged surveillance and in-vehicle computing for mining
The right controller solution is essential for effective monitoring on mine sites. Power over Ethernet-based camera set-ups represent an increasingly popular option, offering ruggedness, high performance and flexibility benefits.
- 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.
- Gas monitoring solutions in underground mining environment
The presence of flammable and toxic gases inside an underground mine can bring upon several health-related to the on-site workers.
- Thickener vs clarifier: what’s the difference?
Thickeners and clarifiers are both used to separate solids and liquid, but how do they differ? Simply put, thickeners focus on the settled solids, and clarifiers focus on the clear overflow liquid.