Immersive Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Simtars to jointly develop training and workforce development solutions for the Queensland resources sector and international markets.
Volatile prices of commodities or raw materials is the major trend observed in the last few years, according to Grand View Research. The mining equipment market is also expected to witness the impact of this unpredictability.
Mastermyne has taken a relentless approach to improving safety. The company’s recognition as a finalist for The Safety Foremost Award at the Resource Industry Network’s (RIN) 2018 event is a reflection of this strategy.
Komatsu has released the HD1500-8 mechanical drive dump truck, a 142 metric tonne capacity hauler designed to reduce cost per tonne.
Building on the strong heritage of the M Series Motor Graders, the new Caterpillar 24 Motor Grader delivers high performance construction and maintenance of mine roads to improve mining truck efficiency.
Reversing heavy vehicles can be a risky business. ifm discusses how it is making manoeuvres easier for operators.
Breathe-safe is determined to help mine workers avoid the health issues related to respirable dust through much-needed education.
Orica chairman Malcolm Broomhead explained at the company’s annual general meeting that the several senior executives would receive bonus cuts in light of two work fatalities during the 2017 financial year, one in Peru and the other in Sweden.
YUMARR Automation heads Nicky Guenther and Holger Salow discuss the growing demand for better and safer automation solutions in heavy industry.
Bolstering the frontline of an underground mine is a critical part of every operation. The risk of inadvertent contact with moving booms and entanglement in rotating drill steels continues to be an industry-wide problem for people working underground with drill rigs.
Ken MacKenzie, the recently anointed chairman of BHP, has delivered a speech at the company’s annual general meeting in Melbourne today, while social justice groups gathered outside.
Metso has announced its purchase of Newcastle-based mining wear protection brand WEARX in an attempt to solidify its position as a premier mining services provider in Australia.
Boart Longyear’s safety and training manager for west and central Australia, David Hay, discusses the importance of safety for new workers entering the mining industry.
Schenck Process has collaborated with industry partners to develop a solution that is delivering safety and cost benefits during train loading chute change outs.
YUMARR Automation has developed an automatic boom isolation system that is delivering significant safety benefits for mining companies around the country.
Innovation and shared stories took centre stage at the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference this week, with attendance the highest it has been in three years.
Before fire suppression systems were introduced to and implemented in the mining industry in the 1960s, there was a significant amount of crippling loss of equipment, production, and life due to fire outbreaks in mines.
Underground mining contractor Barminco has been awarded a three-year extension to its long running contract at Western Areas’ Forrestania nickel operations in Western Australia.
Grange Resources’ Savage River iron ore mine in Tasmania saw the opportunity to further safeguard its operators on site by equipping its mobile equipment with remote controls.
Bestech managing director Sam Bhasin outlines the importance of measurement and training devices to enhance safety and productivity on site.