To call the past year a period of change at Ausdrill would be an understatement.
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The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is set to make batteries not only part of its underground machinery, but also the service it provides mining companies.
Stay on top of the most read articles on the Australian Mining website over the past week, including approval of modifications to the expansion of a leading coal mine in New South Wales.
The equipment manufacturer has jumped on the trend of battery-electric machinery for underground mining with the launch of its R1700 XE loader concept.
Safescape and 3ME Technology have launched a light electric vehicle that will be trialled at an underground gold mine.
Mine Site Technologies (MST) Global is pioneering communication by making it possible through deep rocks.
The Tropicana joint venture has cemented the Western Australian gold mine’s future by approving the Boston Shaker underground development.
Sandvik has introduced an operator training simulator to provide a compact and flexible solution to safely train teams on the DD422i, DD422iE and DT922i drill rigs.
Anglo American has reportedly resumed operations at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland following last week’s underground incident at the site.
Evolution Mining’s expansion of the Cowal gold operations in New South Wales has moved forward with the award of an underground development contract to Pybar.
Barminco has been awarded a $100 million underground mining services contract from Hindustan Zinc at the Rampura Agucha mine in India.
Most mining companies have started on their digital journey, while others are still grappling with the idea.
Sandvik has introduced the LH621i intelligent loader for large-scale underground production and mine development.
Sandvik has acquired privately-owned Artisan Vehicle Systems, a United States-based manufacturer of battery-powered underground mining equipment.
Joint venture partners AngloGold Ashanti and Independence Group have confirmed that underground mining is technically and financially viable at the Tropicana gold mine in Western Australia.
Caterpillar has launched the Cat R1700 underground mining loader, which features a new design that has delivered high productivity and efficiency during field trials and in production studies.
Epiroc has unveiled its second generation of battery-operated machines that have been designed to lower costs and make underground mining a healthier work environment.
Ausdrill has completed the acquisition of underground hard rock contractor Barminco, creating the second largest Australian mining services company by revenue.