Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including BHP’s plan for the future as the company and mining industry contend with a volatile global economy.
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.
Stay on top of the most popular stories on Australian Mining over the past week, including the biggest monthly fall in the iron ore price in eight years.
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.
Downer has made the largest single purchase in MineWare’s history by ordering 23 Argus hydraulic monitoring systems for its operations.
Komatsu has released a range of hydraulic breakers matched to fit its own excavators and designed to work with machines from less than one tonne to more than 85 tonnes.
Komatsu plans to acquire technology company Immersive Technologies, the world’s largest supplier of surface and underground equipment simulators.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including approval of modifications to the expansion of a leading coal mine in New South Wales.
Rio Tinto has received delivery of the 100th repower engine component for its Komatsu 830E and 930E haul trucks from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and Cummins.
National Group managing director Mark Ackroyd says the adoption of a port-to-pit approach has been pivotal to the company’s success.
Fortescue Metals Group’s ambition for a fully autonomous fleet of haul trucks is a step closer after the first Cat 789D trucks fitted with the technology started operating at Cloudbreak.
Komatsu’s latest autonomous ultra-class haul truck has been deployed commercially at an oil sands operation in Canada.
Komatsu has placed its 100th air-cooled (AC) multidrive order for open-pit shovels from ABB, joining over 90 ABB AC drives already in operation on Komatsu’s customer mine sites around the world.
Australian Mining ventured into the global mining and construction marketplace last week by attending Bauma, the world’s largest construction trade fair in Munich, Germany. The 2019 event drew more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, the best results in the exhibition’s 65-year history in both areas. Australia, with China and Japan, delivered the strongest … Continue reading Bauma 2019: mining solutions showcased to the world (part one)
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a major component overhaul and replacement services (MCORS) contract to three contractors based in Port Hedland in Western Australia.
Komatsu has unveiled the first of a new line of surface mining dill rigs featuring autonomous capabilities for safer operation and greater productivity.
Australian Mining’s top five stories of the past week included plans to restart the Gregory Crinum coking coal mine, Wesfarmers’ bid for Lynas, the impact of cyclones on mining operations, and more.
Komatsu has unveiled the D375Ai-8 ‘intelligent’ dozer, the company’s first mining dozer featuring its Machine Control system.
The mining contractor has made two major Australian mining operations that have little in common more alike than they seem.
United States company Phillippi-Hagenbuch (PHIL) has developed a new version of its Autogate Tailgate system for use with Komatsu rigid frame haul trucks.