When Sandvik took its next-generation automated loader for a spin through a literal maze of glass, results shattered expectations. But thankfully nothing else.
Ramelius Resources is to commence underground mining at the Edna May gold mine near Westonia, Western Australia in early 2019.
AngloGold Ashanti has awarded Barminco with a five-year $700 million contract extension at Sunrise Dam.
Caterpillar and Newmont Mining have announced a technology collaboration to improve underground hard rock autonomous vehicles.
Resolute Mining has extended the mine life of the Ravenswood gold operation in Queensland by three years through a mine expansion project.
Anglo American and Origin will be taking part in the annual hackathon Unearthed, designed to connect industries and budding innovators to partner and deliver unique technology solutions to tough challenges in the mining and resources industries.
Western Australian miner Northern Star Resources plans to invest $50 million to expand its skills and the innovation needed to enhance underground gold mining.
RPMGlobal (RPM) has launched Underground Metals Solution (UGMS), a scheduling tool tailored for underground mines.
Saracen Minerals has selected Byrnecut Australia as the preferred bidder for the $440 million underground mining contract at its Carosue Dam operation in Western Australia.
RPM Global has signed an agreement with Alford Mining Systems (AMS) to distribute the AMS Stope Optimisation software within RPM’s Underground software solutions.
Caterpillar has released its new R1700K underground loader at MINExpo.
Atlas Copco has given Australian miners a sneak peek at its latest underground haul truck, the MT65, ahead of its official unveiling at MINExpo.
The West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum has released a draft code of practice for ventilation in hard rock mining.
Caterpillar has announced it will discontinue manufacture of its room and pillar and track drills.
Metso has signed a deal with Codelco to aid the transformation of the enormous Chuquicamata mine from open cut to underground.
Komatsu will acquire mining machinery manufacturer Joy Global for US$3.7 billion.
Independence Group has taken a major step forward with first development ore mined at the Nova project.
Doray Minerals has begun underground development at Deflector, following its first concentrate shipment.
With the future of mining headed underground, this year’s Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining (MassMin) sought to address potential issues expected to arise.
Underground mining in the Bowen Basin is expected to increase by 20 per cent in the next ten years according to Resource Industry Network director Mick Crowe.