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News

  • Mincor

    First nickel from Mincor Kambalda concentrator

    May 10, 2022
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    BHP Nickel West has begun processing of ore from offtake partner Mincor Resources’ Kambalda Nickel Operations through the newly-refurbished Kambalda Nickel Concentrator (KNC). This significant milestone will see Mincor deliver on...
  • World's largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck

    May 09, 2022
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    Anglo American has unveiled a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions. Launched at its Mogalakwena PGMs mine in South Africa, the...
  • South Australia ranks high in global mining survey

    April 27, 2022
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    The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) has welcomed the release of the Fraser Institute 2021 Survey of Mining Companies, which shows South Australia as the 10th most...
  • Green light for Beach Energy project

    April 26, 2022
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    Earth Resources Regulation (ERR) has granted a gas production licence for the Beach Energy Enterprise Project in Victoria’s Otway Basin. ERR is Victoria's regulator of exploration, mining, quarrying, petroleum, recreational prospecting...
  • Bowen Rail

    Bowen Rail in motion for Bravus coal export

    November 19, 2021
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    Bowen Rail’s state-of-the-art locomotives are being tested and commissioned for the mine and rail project with Carmichael coal mine.
  • BHP

    BHP unites with Tesla for nickel supply partnership

    July 22, 2021
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    BHP will supply Tesla with nickel from its Nickel West asset in Western Australia in a collaboration which will aim to make the battery supply chain more sustainable.

Features

  • Breathing easier with silica controls in the workplace

    Breathing easier with silica controls in the workplace

    September 7, 2021
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    Silicosis has been flagged as a problem in the Australian mining industry since the beginning of the 20th century. Yet the dust disease is still prevalent today. Over 600,000 Australian ...
  • Licence to operate Australia’s biggest risk

    Licence to operate Australia’s biggest risk

    December 9, 2019
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    Almost half of global mining companies rank licence to operate as the biggest issue for business in the Top 10 Business Risks and Opportunities 2020 report. But what is Australia ...
  • The unbreakable bond between oil and steel

    The unbreakable bond between oil and steel

    September 3, 2018
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    While it might sound like the title to a heavy metal song, the unbreakable bond between oil and steel is very real and an indicator of how the global economy ...
  • Eight tips for creating a good weld

    Eight tips for creating a good weld

    February 12, 2018
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    It’s important to know the basic principles to create a safe, strong and clean weld. Mathew Hefferan, field applications specialist at Welding Industries of Australia (WIA), shares his top eight ...

Resources

  • Webinar: How to reduce downtime with digital twins and predictive maintenance in industrial gear units

    Webinar: How to reduce downtime with digital twins and predictive maintenance in industrial gear units

    March 18, 2022
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    Plant operators are constantly being challenged to minimise costly system downtime by being able to accurately predict the future performance of their operating equipment. This is made possible with a comprehensive predictive maintenance solution from SEW–EURODRIVE. DriveRadar® has been designed to autonomously determine the operating condition of Industrial Gear units, subsequently maximising their service life. Unlike traditional Predictive Maintenance techniques DriveRadar® takes this to another level. In this webinar we’ll explore how DriveRadar® incorporates Digital Twin technology together with state of the art analyzing techniques to precisely determine the service life of components and continuously predicating maintenance activities. We will discuss the ability ...
  • The future of mining technology at a glance

    April 27, 2020
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    This infographic explores the real truth behind the impact new technologies are having on the future of mining.
  • Understanding LVDT requirements for downhole drilling

    Understanding LVDT requirements for downhole drilling

    July 2, 2019
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    LVDT has been proven as a robust, reliable non-contact position measuring sensors for downhole drilling application. It is capable of withstanding extreme temperature, pressure, shock, and vibrations while also delivering accurate results. This article discusses in depth what the design considerations are for LVDT sensors and how new materials and design may potentially unveil an opportunity for taking it deeper.  To download the white paper, please fill out the form below.
  • The K Factor - Aptane Has It Covered

    The K Factor – Aptane Has It Covered

    February 15, 2017
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    This case study shows how choosing the right insulation for LNG pipelines is key to making sure you have the most efficient cost effective insulation for your project. Download this whitepaper by filling in your details in the form below.