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
Downer an upper for Mineware

Satellite stars

Could save miners $577 million alone through improved haul truck efficiency.

Satellite stars
Satellite stars

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

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
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

Juardi commissioning advances

Plant achieving 95% of design capacity.

14 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Juardi commissioning advances
Juardi commissioning advances
Juardi commissioning advances

Cleaning up at Century

Part of the push towards 12Mtpa production.

12 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Cleaning up at Century
Cleaning up at Century
Cleaning up at Century

Albemarle delaying WA lithium plans

Delaying about 125,000tpa of lithium hydroxide processing capacity.

09 AUG 2019

Design / Build

Albemarle delaying WA lithium plans
Albemarle delaying WA lithium plans

Conveyor health predictor launched

Can potentially save large conveyor-dependent mines millions.

16 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Conveyor health predictor launched
Conveyor health predictor launched
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
Monadelphous hitches wagon to Rio train

German replacement for Browns Range

Northern Minerals back in business with new offtake deal struck.

German replacement for Browns Range
German replacement for Browns Range

Dynamically idle

Dynamic idler created to improve transfer system performance.

07 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Dynamically idle

Joystick makes tyre handling easier

Joystick controller takes the place of eight levers.

07 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Joystick makes tyre handling easier
Joystick makes tyre handling easier

Mogas snaps up Brenco

Mogas Industries has bought Brenco for an undisclosed sum.

06 AUG 2019

Maintenance

Mogas snaps up Brenco
Mogas snaps up Brenco

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Enter the Eco Plough

Tool will be helping to install 170km of optic fibre.

15 AUG 2019

Communications

Enter the Eco Plough
Enter the Eco Plough
Enter the Eco Plough
Enter the Eco Plough

On the fly with RCubed

RCubed is now being used at 200 sites in 35 countries.

15 AUG 2019

Logistics

On the fly with RCubed
On the fly with RCubed
On the fly with RCubed
On the fly with RCubed

Half-pit up for sale

Barrick to sell its half of Kalgoolie's Super Pit.

13 AUG 2019

Logistics

Half-pit up for sale
Half-pit up for sale
Half-pit up for sale

Cape for Boddington dam build

Cape has been hired to build the D6 dam at Boddington.

13 AUG 2019

Logistics

Cape for Boddington dam build
Cape for Boddington dam build
Cape for Boddington dam build

SCEE lands Agnew BESS

Power plant to be the first to use wind generated electricity for a mine site.

SCEE lands Agnew BESS
SCEE lands Agnew BESS
SCEE lands Agnew BESS

Coal haul record buoys Aurizon's earnings

A record 232.7 million tonnes of coal was hauled across Aurizon's Central Queensland Coal Network.

13 AUG 2019

Logistics

Coal haul record buoys Aurizon's earnings
Coal haul record buoys Aurizon's earnings

FMG brings more young shunters on board

Aimed at addressing an ageing rail workforce.

19 AUG 2019

Sustainability

FMG brings more young shunters on board
FMG brings more young shunters on board
FMG brings more young shunters on board
FMG brings more young shunters on board

Safety reset deadline looms

There are still 26,000 people to complete the workplace safety sessions.

19 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Safety reset deadline looms
Safety reset deadline looms
Safety reset deadline looms
Safety reset deadline looms

W&J Family Council member bankrupted over failed Adani legal actions

Burragubba had taken numerous legal actions against the Adani Carmichael project.

19 AUG 2019

Sustainability

W&J Family Council member bankrupted over failed Adani legal actions
W&J Family Council member bankrupted over failed Adani legal actions
W&J Family Council member bankrupted over failed Adani legal actions

Heat auditing essential underground

The mine operator must implement a Trigger Action Response Plan for managing heat exposure.

19 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Heat auditing essential underground
Heat auditing essential underground
Heat auditing essential underground

Boggabri indigenous video project earns plaudits

Boggabri Coal provided the funding and helped support a film crew interviewing Kamilaroi members.

19 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Boggabri indigenous video project earns plaudits
Boggabri indigenous video project earns plaudits
Boggabri indigenous video project earns plaudits

News Wrap

BHP grade issues at Pilbara mines cloud the outlook for iron ore.

19 AUG 2019

Investment

News Wrap
News Wrap

Productivity review must consider regional communities, says LTG

LTG said the mining approvals review should focus on better protecting strategic agricultural land.

16 AUG 2019

Sustainability

Productivity review must consider regional communities, says LTG
Productivity review must consider regional communities, says LTG

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