Hexagon Mining has acquired Perth-based technology company MiPlan, a developer of mobile software applications for field data collection, fleet management, production management and reporting.
RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has agreed to acquire a copy of the source code and intellectual property right of Fewzion’s short interval control (SIC) and work management software product.
BHP Billiton and technology company Hatch have entered into a collaborative development partnership, which will aim to accelerate the development and deployment of technological advances in mining and mineral processing.
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.
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
Coal-fired energy producers may gain access to a way to boost efficiency and halve their carbon emissions, thanks to a new hybrid coal gasification system developed by US scientists.
Weir Minerals has announced a new technology investment in Australia, which the company says will aid the development of tailings-based products and solutions for the Australian mining industry.
Undersea mining has made a leap forward with the development and testing of a new machine in the UK.
A team of university students and scientists have won the 2015 Unearthed Melbourne Hackathon for their innovative prototype that incorporates Bluetooth sensors into mining clothing and equipment
Mining companies embracing big data processes such as daily operations scheduling and increased mechanisation can reap a potential $500 billion by 2025, according to a new McKinsey report.
The outermost reaches of available mineral resources will be the topic of discussion at the 3rd International Future Mining Conference, which begins today in Sydney.
Remote supervision via your hard hat might sound a little far fetched, but an Australian start-up company is paving the way with just such an innovation.
As commodity prices bite and mining slows globally, BHP’s new head of technology, geoscience and engineering, Bryan Quinn, outlines how innovation is helping keep the miner on track.
Do you have a good idea for a mining-focused startup? One company is offering $70,000 in exchange for a 10 per cent equity stake in new businesses that have real potential.
A two-year collaboration with four of South Africa’s top miners has led to the development of an innovative software solution for mine planning and surveying.
Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2014 Conference has kicked off in London and promises to provide miners with software products to help them drive productivity and efficiency on site.
Curtin University is using a new pair of virtual reality headsets to change the way mine workers are trained.
Dragline automation has received a $600,000 boost, with a technology company and the University of Queensland working together to develop a system which could save mining operations millions.
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