BHP farewelling one of its Big Macs

Mike Henry to take the role of CEO from January 1.

14 NOV 2019

Sustainability

BHP farewelling one of its Big Macs
BHP farewelling one of its Big Macs
BHP farewelling one of its Big Macs

 

Put people at the centre of change

Open conversations with employees affected by technological change seen as vital.

Put people at the centre of change
Put people at the centre of change
Put people at the centre of change

Macmahon locks down Telfer contract

Increased rates means the contract will now be cashflow positive.

04 NOV 2019

Fleet

Macmahon locks down Telfer contract
Macmahon locks down Telfer contract
Macmahon locks down Telfer contract

Glass Terra working with Inmarsat to monitor tailings

First time LiDAR and satellite monitoring used together in this way.

Glass Terra working with Inmarsat to monitor tailings
Glass Terra working with Inmarsat to monitor tailings

Not so nifty progress

After failing to get the mining rates it hoped for an operational review has been initiated.

15 NOV 2019

Development

Not so nifty progress
Not so nifty progress
Not so nifty progress
Not so nifty progress

Epiroc, Orica create explosive partnership

First prototype system is expected in 2020.

Epiroc, Orica create explosive partnership
Epiroc, Orica create explosive partnership
Epiroc, Orica create explosive partnership

Another bolter from Sandvik

Up to 55% improved operator visibility and 35% higher penetration rates claimed.

31 OCT 2019

Development

Another bolter from Sandvik
Another bolter from Sandvik

Miners getting wider EV choice

Three companies developing light electric vehicles for the mining market.

29 OCT 2019

Fleet

Miners getting wider EV choice

Pilgangoora plant performance optimised

Plant performance a key part of getting unit costs down to US$320-US$350 per dry metric tonne.

Pilgangoora plant performance optimised
Pilgangoora plant performance optimised
Pilgangoora plant performance optimised
Pilgangoora plant performance optimised

Pantoro plant fix

Cost to refurbish Central Norseman plant put at $25.5 million.

13 NOV 2019

Plant

Pantoro plant fix
Pantoro plant fix
Pantoro plant fix

Shock and load for where it gets tight

Feeder reclaimer hoppers designed for tough, tight conditions.

13 NOV 2019

Plant

Shock and load for where it gets tight
Shock and load for where it gets tight

Parts palaver delays Carrapateena concentrate

Delay disappointing but not expected to affect the operation's ramp up.

12 NOV 2019

Design / Build

Parts palaver delays Carrapateena concentrate
Parts palaver delays Carrapateena concentrate
Parts palaver delays Carrapateena concentrate

Brighter times at Austar

Unplanned maintenance issues in the process plant cruelled September quarter efforts.

11 NOV 2019

Comminution

Brighter times at Austar
Brighter times at Austar
Brighter times at Austar

Universities ready to ARC up

Centre will help build knowledge around sensing and data science related to mineral processing.

Universities ready to ARC up
Universities ready to ARC up

Mr Canavan goes to Washington

Canavan will visit the US to shore up international interest in Australia's rare earths.

Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington

Finalising feedstocks

Will help Kibaran decide whether to proceed with its Kwinana graphite purification plant.

Finalising feedstocks
Finalising feedstocks
Finalising feedstocks

Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite

Tritton to use stored water in wake of drought.

Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite
Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite

Hydraulic player in Newman expansion

Aims to increase access to crucial hydraulic parts and fittings in the region.

Hydraulic player in Newman expansion

Home-grown success

Aboriginal company kicking goals in the Pilbara.

Home-grown success
Home-grown success

Weir pumps it up in Whyalla

Whyalla's slurry pipeline powers on thanks to Weir's pump.

08 NOV 2019

Maintenance

Weir pumps it up in Whyalla
Weir pumps it up in Whyalla

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Cirrus lands Rio Tinto IT infrastructure deal

Third Australian IT player Rio Tinto has contracted in the past fortnight.

15 NOV 2019

Communications

Cirrus lands Rio Tinto IT infrastructure deal
Cirrus lands Rio Tinto IT infrastructure deal
Cirrus lands Rio Tinto IT infrastructure deal
Cirrus lands Rio Tinto IT infrastructure deal

Back to the future

Energy workers being upskilled, which will help remote miners.

Back to the future
Back to the future
Back to the future
Back to the future

Floating bauxite terminal funding fillip

NAIF loan offer of $47.5 million to fund floating bauxite loading terminal.

12 NOV 2019

Logistics

Floating bauxite terminal funding fillip
Floating bauxite terminal funding fillip
Floating bauxite terminal funding fillip

Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite

Tritton to use stored water in wake of drought.

Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite
Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite
Tritton on water watch as drought starts to bite

Protestor locks on to Abbot Pt line

Aiming to stop trains going into Adani-owned terminal.

08 NOV 2019

Transport

Protestor locks on to Abbot Pt line
Protestor locks on to Abbot Pt line
Protestor locks on to Abbot Pt line

Decmil lands Carmichael railway work

Works include building three 400-bed temporary accommodation camps.

08 NOV 2019

Logistics

Decmil lands Carmichael railway work
Decmil lands Carmichael railway work

Beyondie gets NAIF love

NAIF funds for Kalium Lakes to use at Beyondie

15 NOV 2019

Investment

Beyondie gets NAIF love
Beyondie gets NAIF love
Beyondie gets NAIF love
Beyondie gets NAIF love

Mr Canavan goes to Washington

Canavan will visit the US to shore up international interest in Australia's rare earths.

Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington
Mr Canavan goes to Washington

Round table to keep it clean in Queensland

The advisory committee will make sure taxpayers don't foot clean-up bill for failed mines

15 NOV 2019

Investment

Round table to keep it clean in Queensland
Round table to keep it clean in Queensland
Round table to keep it clean in Queensland

New deal for Alcoa crew

Alcoa workers sign new EBA to put an end to long-running dispute.

15 NOV 2019

Sustainability

New deal for Alcoa crew
New deal for Alcoa crew
New deal for Alcoa crew

On the anti-coal hippie trail

As usual it is coal that is the whipping boy for all and sundry in need of a headline.

15 NOV 2019

Hogsback

On the anti-coal hippie trail
On the anti-coal hippie trail
On the anti-coal hippie trail

Stanmore safety record improves with reset

Stanmore has proactively engaged with mining contractor Golding to establish Lifesaving Rules.

15 NOV 2019

Sustainability

Stanmore safety record improves with reset
Stanmore safety record improves with reset

Underground collision highlights need for communication

The driver of the vehicle suffered hand lacerations.

15 NOV 2019

Fleet

Underground collision highlights need for communication
Underground collision highlights need for communication

Bias happens

Court case marked another delay in a process that has stretched for more than 12 years.

07 NOV 2019
Bias happens
Bias happens
Bias happens
Bias happens

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