Utilising innovative technology to fast-track both the exploration and exploitation of mining sites is the key to success in the modern age, according to Independence Group (IGO) managing director and CEO, Peter Bradford.
Mining technology company MICROMINE has stated that the integration of the company’s services with third-party systems is key for advancing mining technology.
Automated drone developer Airobotics has secured several key milestones in the past year. Australian Mining catches up with the company to see what’s next.
By monitoring blast movement, the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project reduced misclassification and recovered $335,000 in one blast
Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio Tinto Exploration has commenced the first of geophysical airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey at the Citadel Project in its farm-in with Antipa Minerals.
When Sandvik took its next-generation automated loader for a spin through a literal maze of glass, results shattered expectations. But thankfully nothing else.
In our digitally connected world, technology is increasingly impacting and driving most industrial sectors, including mining.
Three Australian mining equipment companies are to embark on a two-week immersive course in Chile as part of government-funded body METS Ignited’s METStech Passport program.
MICROMINE will align its data management solution Geobank with IMDEX logging software to simplify and optimise the collection of data.
Nickel producer Alpha Fine Chemicals (AFC) is set to build and operate a nickel sulphate plant at Kwinana south of Perth in Western Australia.
A Komatsu ‘hackathon’ event in Brisbane entitled Komatsu: Transform Mining will allow participants to pitch their products to the engineering giant, in an opportunity that could create jobs in the Queensland mining sector.
Tech company Maptek, a software innovations provider with over 40 years of experience, has unveiled a new product called CaveLogic, designed to allow mining engineers to panel caves in a cost-effective and efficient way using 3D visualisation techniques.
Israeli autonomous drone company Airobotics has garnered much attention over its pilotless drone technology, the world’s first to secure an aviation licence.
Tech innovation company GroundProbe will present its new Geotech Monitoring LiDAR (GML-Underground) at the inaugural International Conference in Underground Mining Technology in Canada.
The finalists for this month’s 2017 Australian Mining Prospect Awards have been announced. This year’s ceremony, the 13th year the Awards have been staged, will be held at The Ivy in Sydney on Thursday October 26.
New technology built in Australia could soon benefit the global mining industry, thanks to a commercialisation deal. CSIRO’s advanced mineral analysis and logging technology, HyLogger, has been licensed to Australian mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) company, Corescan. Providing miners further knowledge on ore-bodies, the technology provides near real-time analysis so that costs and delays … Continue reading New Australian mining technology to sweep the globe
Thirty eight of Australia’s tech companies have been shortlisted at the Australian Technologies Competition for the ATC16 Business Accelerator, with mining featuring heavily among the finalists.
Minetec has won a $1.8 million contract with RUC Cementation Mining Contractors to provide underground tracking technologies for a WA mine.
Innovative and environmentally sustainable technology has been developed to tackle the growing scarcity of easy to mine deposits. The BIOMOre project, part of the EU’s research and innovation program, is developing a new method of recovering metals from deep deposits by using controlled simulation of existing fractures combined with in-situ bioleaching. This process uses both … Continue reading Innovative method to streamline metal recovery
Gold Fields is looking to change its mining method at Granny Smith so it can chase higher grade ore.