Preparing for blast off

Company preparing for a world where autonomous drill and blast is the norm.

21 AUG 2019

Innovation

Preparing for blast off
Preparing for blast off
Preparing for blast off

Haul truck wheelie

Truck started rolling back and when the operator applied the brakes it sat on its tail.

19 AUG 2019

Fleet

Haul truck wheelie
Haul truck wheelie
Haul truck wheelie

Downer an upper for Mineware

Load monitoring unit said to help bring a 3% to 16% productivity improvement.

Downer an upper for Mineware
Downer an upper for Mineware

Comet Vale developing

Preparing for airleg stoping in the 4.3 level north ore driveway.

06 AUG 2019

Development

Comet Vale developing
Comet Vale developing
Comet Vale developing
Comet Vale developing

Carrapateena on track

Total decline development at 15,127m and 46,000t of development ore stockpiled.

23 JUL 2019

Development

Carrapateena on track
Carrapateena on track
Carrapateena on track

Abra approvals completed

Anticipates a 14-year mine life.

03 JUL 2019

Development

Abra approvals completed
Abra approvals completed

Sandvik rolls out another jumbo

Makes use of tried and tested technology.

26 JUN 2019

Fleet

Sandvik rolls out another jumbo

Liena hungry for lithium feed

Liena can process fine spodumene feed stocks and make battery chemicals without sodium sulphate.

Liena hungry for lithium feed
Liena hungry for lithium feed
Liena hungry for lithium feed
Liena hungry for lithium feed

Monadelphous lands Albemarle work

To do the structural, mechanical and piping works for Albemarle's Kemerton lithium hydroxide plant.

20 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Monadelphous lands Albemarle work
Monadelphous lands Albemarle work
Monadelphous lands Albemarle work

L-Max passes first test

The pilot plant campaign resulted in an average lithium extraction rate of 94% to lithium sulphate.

20 AUG 2019

Design / Build

L-Max passes first test
L-Max passes first test

Curragh CHPP shutdown will not alter Coronado guidance

An increase in CHPP operating hours during HY19 resulted in saleable production of 6.3Mt.

16 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Curragh CHPP shutdown will not alter Coronado guidance
Curragh CHPP shutdown will not alter Coronado guidance
Curragh CHPP shutdown will not alter Coronado guidance

Gruyere mill racks up the hours

Processed 73,590t at an average recovery of 94.8% and average grade of 1.17 grams per tonne gold.

15 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Gruyere mill racks up the hours
Gruyere mill racks up the hours
Gruyere mill racks up the hours

K-Tech process put to the test

Northern will put separation technologies developed by US-based K-Tech to the test.

14 AUG 2019

Design / Build

K-Tech process put to the test
K-Tech process put to the test

Enter the Metalfex

Metalfex goes mobile to separate both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Enter the Metalfex
Enter the Metalfex
Enter the Metalfex
Enter the Metalfex

Cutting screen deals

Deals help reduce lead times, offer price stability and asset with inventory management.

Cutting screen deals
Cutting screen deals
Cutting screen deals

RCT technology rolled out in Brazil

Tecwise is now authorised to sell RCT's technology in Brazil.

RCT technology rolled out in Brazil
RCT technology rolled out in Brazil

Done deal for First Graphene and Newgen

Newgen uses First Graphene's Puregraph in its Armourgraph product range.

Done deal for First Graphene and Newgen

Conveyor health predictor launched

Can potentially save large conveyor-dependent mines millions.

16 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Conveyor health predictor launched
Conveyor health predictor launched

Monadelphous hitches wagon to Rio train

Monadelphous will provide maintenance services for Rio in 3 separate work packages.

13 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Monadelphous hitches wagon to Rio train
Monadelphous hitches wagon to Rio train

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Lynas gets more Malaysian time

Lynas' CEO is confident licence conditions in Kuantan will be met within new timeframe.

23 AUG 2019

Logistics

Lynas gets more Malaysian time
Lynas gets more Malaysian time
Lynas gets more Malaysian time
Lynas gets more Malaysian time

New Hunter coal-fired power may stall in new environment

AEMO forecasts only slight improvements in reliability for peak summer periods.

New Hunter coal-fired power may stall in new environment
New Hunter coal-fired power may stall in new environment
New Hunter coal-fired power may stall in new environment
New Hunter coal-fired power may stall in new environment

Matsa shows Fortitude

Matsa confirms open pit mining at Fortitude could be a goer.

22 AUG 2019

Development

Matsa shows Fortitude
Matsa shows Fortitude
Matsa shows Fortitude

Pilgangoora ship sails

Altura produced 45,000wmt in the September quarter, compared to 42,402wmt in the previous quarter.

21 AUG 2019

Logistics

Pilgangoora ship sails
Pilgangoora ship sails
Pilgangoora ship sails

AVL goes large with Metrowest

VSUN and Metrowest pair up to tackle the bigger jobs on offer.

21 AUG 2019

Logistics

AVL goes large with Metrowest
AVL goes large with Metrowest
AVL goes large with Metrowest

Flying high

Aircraft has features that make it well suited to the FIFO market.

19 AUG 2019

Transport

Flying high
Flying high

Young stumps up for Thuddungra

Thuddungra back in business as Young agrees to pay what it owes.

23 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Young stumps up for Thuddungra
Young stumps up for Thuddungra
Young stumps up for Thuddungra
Young stumps up for Thuddungra

New Century cops a break

Royalty deferral deal hailed by government, industry and the Indigenous crew on the ground.

23 AUG 2019

Development

New Century cops a break
New Century cops a break
New Century cops a break
New Century cops a break

Miners vow to share safety knowledge

Minister Lynham said the industry needed to organise two-way conversations with every mine worker.

23 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Miners vow to share safety knowledge
Miners vow to share safety knowledge
Miners vow to share safety knowledge

News Wrap

Australia targets India for coal exports amid China fallout.

23 AUG 2019

Investment

News Wrap
News Wrap
News Wrap

Union launches WorkPac class action suit

The union's class action aims to recover the entitlements it says are owed to 600 union members.

23 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Union launches WorkPac class action suit
Union launches WorkPac class action suit
Union launches WorkPac class action suit

Money and coal

The balance sheets of Australia's leading companies show how pivotal coal is to the local economy.

23 AUG 2019

Hogsback

Money and coal
Money and coal

Harold heads out

Peter Harold has been with Panoramic Resources for 18 and a half years.

22 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Harold heads out
Harold heads out

Hogsback on BHP selling out on thermal coal

BHP shareholders should be protesting about the need to invest in thermal coal.

31 MAY 2019
Hogsback on BHP selling out on thermal coal
Hogsback on BHP selling out on thermal coal
Hogsback on BHP selling out on thermal coal
Hogsback on BHP selling out on thermal coal

Peak gold again?

Are we at peak gold?

25 JUN 2018
Peak gold again?
Peak gold again?
Peak gold again?

An existential crisis

Skills shortage starting to bite again.

25 JUN 2018
An existential crisis
An existential crisis

The next Cadia

Drilling for the next Cadia.

25 JUN 2018
The next Cadia
The next Cadia

The Australian way

Miners, it turns out, have a lot to be happy about.

03 MAY 2018
The Australian way
The Australian way