Leading global technology companies speak with Vanessa Zhou about what the next technological developments will bring to the mining industry.
Epiroc has brought new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining through its Scooptram Automation Total.
Andy Ewe speaks with Global Mining Guidelines chair Michelle Ash about a technology-related question that persists in mining circles – will the robots take our jobs? The advent of automation on mine sites has caused controversy and divide amongst miners, creating automation anxiety that is felt throughout the industry. Pilbara iron ore mines in Western … Continue reading Overcoming automation anxiety in future workforces
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including Anglo American’s decision to delay the introduction of autonomous trucks at an east coast coal mine.
Sandvik has released the 800i series of connected cone crushers to include three new high-performance crushers with automation and connectivity systems (ACS) as standard.
Customers of Phoenix Contact can now extend the warranty of their power supplies products to five years, when they install a surge protection device with the products.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including another significant find at the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has launched the Sandvik DT1132i jumbo, an underground drill rig for tunnelling excavation.
Fortescue Metals Group’s fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the Pilbara has surpassed the one billion tonne milestone of material moved, covering 33.5 million kilometres in the process.
Epiroc has secured a $US68 million ($99 million) contract from Codelco for service of mining equipment at the Andina copper mine near Santiago in Chile.
Australian Mining speaks with Komatsu Australia chief executive Sean Taylor about what an agreement to deploy haul trucks at BHP’s South Flank project means for the company and Western Australia.
Komatsu will deploy 41 automation-ready Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at BHP’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia from next month.
Sandvik has extended its My Sandvik portal to non-Sandvik brands after originally designing the platform for its own fleet.
In a sector where automation requires different ways of working, collaborating and engaging, leaders must also change to retain and attract talent. BHP vice president Rag Udd explains how the mining giant achieves this.
Capturing the potential of future technologies while maintaining close relationships with regional communities was at the forefront of discussions on the opening day of AIMEX.
Hitachi Construction Machinery continues to make waves in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector with the release of new models in its mining fleet.
As mining companies increasingly look to new technologies to improve their productivity, they are starting to think differently about how they approach digitisation and automation.
Epiroc finance manager Claudia Ledesma provides an inside look into the company’s journey to become a standalone company, and what the equipment manufacturer has achieved so far.
ABB provides the platform to connect all electrification, automation and digital offerings to optimise all stages in the mine lifecycle.
A call to arms by METS Ignited is encouraging the Australian mining industry to come together and capitalise on the huge opportunity automation presents.