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BHP wants to introduce LNG-fuelled iron ore vessels, which could transport up to 10 per cent of its product in the coming years.
The National Group takes a port-to-pit approach to its operations, with national and international transport an integral part of its business.
Award-winning Australian international logistics company and freight forwarder, VISA Global Logistics, is joining inaugural supply chain event, MEGATRANS2018, to showcase its service offerings.
Galaxy Resources has received key approvals from the Department of Environment Regulations and the Southern Ports Authority to export spodumene, produced at its Mt Cattlin Project, from SPA Port of Esperance, Western Australia. A condition of the approvals includes the reduction of mica content in the spodumene. Galaxy has now achieved a product specification below … Continue reading Galaxy receives approvals to export from Esperance Port
BHP has awarded a five-year freight contract to transport and logistics supplier Centurion, which will cover BHP Billiton’s Nickel West sites.
Ousted Rio Tinto iron head Andrew Harding has been appointed as the head of Aurizon.
Volvo Trucks’ Iron Knight has officially won the title of the world’s fastest truck, beating the existing speed records in both the 500 and 1,000 metre standing start categories on a test track in Sweden. The custom-built semi achieved a time of 13.710 seconds over 500 metres with an average speed of 169kph and completed … Continue reading Volvo breaks record for world’s fastest truck
One of the world’s biggest companies is pitching airships as a solution for mining companies to develop inaccessible projects.
The Australian Council of Mission to Seafarers has committed up to $10,000 after the Australian Marine Safety Authority found a coal ship’s crew weren’t paid wages in more than two months and its food supplies were dangerously low.
Exceeding a vehicle’s maximum permissible weight carries huge risk not only in terms of fines and penalties, but also in terms of the danger it poses to human life and the damage it causes to vehicles and roads.
Initial bids for Glencore’s Hunter Valley rolling stock and haulage assets are rolling in.
Pindan Contracting has secured a $70.7 million contract from the State Government to construct a new Integrated Marine Operations Centre (IMOC) at Port Hedland.
Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire supply chain and warehousing automation technology company Intelligrated for US$1.5 billion.
Fortescue’s subsidiary Pilbara Marine has won the tender for the second towage licence at Port Hedland.
The proposed sale of the $4 billion Australian Rail Track Corporation has been canned by the Federal Government this week as it pursues its ambitious Melbourne-to-Brisbane inland rail project.
New transport technology is opening up the potential for more remote mines.
Federal parliament has scrapped the Gillard government’s road safety tribunal, skirting a minimum wage decision for owner-driver truckies. Legislation to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal passed the Senate without Labor’s support on Monday evening after two hours of debate. The bill passed 36 to 32 with the support of the crossbench except Motoring Enthusiast … Continue reading Road Safety Tribunal Bill Abolished
Cummins has introduced Connected Diagnostics to the off-highway market at the Bauma show this week. Active in over 35,000 on-highway vehicles, Connected Diagnostics “provides a lifeline for customers, direct to Cummins, when they need it most.” Through an active telematics connection, Cummins-powered equipment can now wirelessly connect the engine to Cummins for immediate diagnosis of … Continue reading Cummins Connected Diagnostics comes to off-highway market
Lockheed lands $480m customer for aircraft combining power of helicopter, airplane and hovercraft dramatically altering mining and exploration economics