The International Maritime Organization has driven a rapid transformation of the shipping industry with the enforcement of a 0.5 per cent cap to the sulfur content of fuel oil, a significant cut from prior 3.5 per cent.
The case for mine electrification is about more than technology advancement. It also has the potential to contribute to the sustainability of the industry.
Resolute Mining is set to partner with power generation provider Aggreko in developing a hybrid power station at its Syama gold mine in Mali, West Africa.
Yancoal Australia has struck a supply agreement with Glencore Australia Oil to purchase diesel fuel from next month.
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Adaman Resources will power its Kirkalocka gold mine with liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplied by Wesfarmers subsidiary Evol LNG thanks to a new arrangement between the companies.
The equipment manufacturer has jumped on the trend of battery-electric machinery for underground mining with the launch of its R1700 XE loader concept.
Komatsu has unveiled the D375Ai-8 ‘intelligent’ dozer, the company’s first mining dozer featuring its Machine Control system.
Exposure to high levels of diesel fumes could be the biggest occupational health threat since asbestos, according to hydraulic engineer Norm Mathers.
Puma Energy is promising that a new Tier 3 diesel fuel being launched by the company will provide Australian mining companies with a strong improvement in efficiency from their equipment fleets.
The Cancer Council is calling for greater cancer awareness in workplaces following the rate of workers diagnosed with lung cancer from work-based exposure to diesel fumes.
The South Australian outback mining town of Coober Pedy will be run on 70 per cent renewable energy, thanks to a project grant from ARENA.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has reassured mining companies that tomorrow’s budget will not include any change to the off-road fuel rebate.
Minerals Council of Australia CEO Brendan Pearson will today insist that the government keep diesel tax breaks for companies operating in remote locations.
Miners are finally starting to look at ways to get their power generation off the grid with renewable energy sources.
Mining companies are always looking for the most cost and energy efficient power solutions to lower energy costs. They also want to minimise the use of diesel generators to reduce their carbon footprint, but how can they do it in this era of high power costs?
With fuel costs rising and companies focusing on the challenges of reducing C02 emissions, many are heralding the LNG boom as a way to offset the energy issues facing the mining industry. Vicky Validakis reports.
Children whose fathers work around diesel powered machinery are more likely to develop cancer, a WA study has found.
Exposure to the sun, diesel fumes and tobacco smoke at work has increased the likelihood of almost half of the Western Australian workforce to be diagnosed with cancer, a study has found.