Aeris reaching for the stars

Aeris is leveraging the expertise of new exploration geologists and technical team members.

26 FEB 2021

Investment

Aeris reaching for the stars
Aeris reaching for the stars
Aeris reaching for the stars

Rio Tinto spends up in Tom Price

Putting $520 million towards Western Turner Syncline Stage 2 and community projects.

26 FEB 2021

Development

Rio Tinto spends up in Tom Price
Rio Tinto spends up in Tom Price
Rio Tinto spends up in Tom Price

Bigger coal cutters?

Western Sydney Airport job could pave the way for Trencor T16 surface miners into the coal market.

24 FEB 2021

Fleet

Bigger coal cutters?
Bigger coal cutters?
Bigger coal cutters?

FMG's ALVs

Autonomous light vehicles aimed to save fitters making trips to collect parts.

FMG
FMG

Defeating the time thief

Technology-agnostic automation seen as the way forward at Granny Smith.

Defeating the time thief
Defeating the time thief
Defeating the time thief
Defeating the time thief

Better understanding the void

Inhouse system leading to probe drilling cost reductions of up to 25%.

Better understanding the void
Better understanding the void
Better understanding the void

Barminco lands $200M+ Agnew extension

Extends contractors term there to December 2023.

01 FEB 2021

Fleet

Barminco lands $200M+ Agnew extension
Barminco lands $200M+ Agnew extension

Another Toro charges out

Renewed version of the LH410 10t underground loader.

29 JAN 2021

Fleet

Another Toro charges out

Boorara trials complete

Horizon made $1.2 million after taking out haulage and toll milling costs.

24 FEB 2021

Design / Build

Boorara trials complete
Boorara trials complete
Boorara trials complete
Boorara trials complete

Operational outcomes

Design and operational work helping CPC Engineering grow.

24 FEB 2021

Design / Build

Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes

TECH moves forward

The pilot plant processed 14 dry tonnes of New Caledonian ore.

15 FEB 2021

Plant

TECH moves forward
TECH moves forward

First ore crush for Sanjiv

The mine site was renamed Sanjiv Ridge in recognition of Atlas Iron CEO Sanjiv Manchanda.

15 FEB 2021

Comminution

First ore crush for Sanjiv
First ore crush for Sanjiv
First ore crush for Sanjiv

New Metso sampler

The LMS measures metallurgical mass balance.

12 FEB 2021

Design / Build

New Metso sampler
New Metso sampler
New Metso sampler

Joint pilot plant joy

HPA samples from the trial will be sent to EAG Laboratories in New York.

11 FEB 2021

Plant

Joint pilot plant joy
Joint pilot plant joy

GreaseBoss slides into Oaky Creek North

The cost of unplanned downtime is estimated to cost the mining industry millions of dollars.

25 FEB 2021

Maintenance

GreaseBoss slides into Oaky Creek North
GreaseBoss slides into Oaky Creek North
GreaseBoss slides into Oaky Creek North
GreaseBoss slides into Oaky Creek North

Operational outcomes

Design and operational work helping CPC Engineering grow.

24 FEB 2021

Design / Build

Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes

Electric simulation

Software updated to help miners simulate the benefits of haulage vehicle electrification.

Electric simulation
Electric simulation

Worker's hand caught in fan

The mechanic suffered serious injuries to his thumb, index and middle fingers.

23 FEB 2021

Maintenance

Worker

Tyre repairs pay off for Macmahon

Contractor reaping benefits of a tyre repair facility it has developed at Tropicana.

23 FEB 2021

Maintenance

Tyre repairs pay off for Macmahon
Tyre repairs pay off for Macmahon

New cone pulls more for less

New GX concentrating cone evenly distributes fluidisation water to each ring of the cone.

New cone pulls more for less
New cone pulls more for less

Explore the Future of Mining Channel - real insight into the catalysts and trends changing mining's future.

Atlas signs up Swift

Atlas Iron has come on board as a customer with Swift Media.

26 FEB 2021

Logistics

Atlas signs up Swift
Atlas signs up Swift
Atlas signs up Swift
Atlas signs up Swift

Operational outcomes

Design and operational work helping CPC Engineering grow.

24 FEB 2021

Design / Build

Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes
Operational outcomes

Rio Tinto's Singapore swing

The service can be accessed by local businesses in the north-west of Australia.

22 FEB 2021

Logistics

Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto

Anchors away after delay

Loading came to a halt, with just 5004 wet metric tonnes of 64% iron lump on board.

19 FEB 2021

Logistics

Anchors away after delay
Anchors away after delay
Anchors away after delay

Old chimney hits the road

The old mining structures were built between 1899-1918.

19 FEB 2021

Logistics

Old chimney hits the road
Old chimney hits the road
Old chimney hits the road

Big money for BHP

BHP expects demand-supply balance to remain tight for iron ore and copper.

Big money for BHP
Big money for BHP

Mining union stops meeting to prevent members being poached

There was a dispute between the two divisions concerning the allocation of members.

26 FEB 2021

Sustainability

Mining union stops meeting to prevent members being poached
Mining union stops meeting to prevent members being poached
Mining union stops meeting to prevent members being poached
Mining union stops meeting to prevent members being poached

Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry

CFMEU president Stephen Smyth wrote to resources minister Scott Stewart outlining his concerns.

26 FEB 2021

Sustainability

Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry
Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry
Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry
Moranbah North evacuation spurs calls for broadening of coal mining inquiry

Curragh leases back heavy equipment

Curragh had started to sell certain non-core assets as part of its plan to preserve capital.

26 FEB 2021

Investment

Curragh leases back heavy equipment
Curragh leases back heavy equipment
Curragh leases back heavy equipment

Aeris reaching for the stars

Aeris is leveraging the expertise of new exploration geologists and technical team members.

26 FEB 2021

Investment

Aeris reaching for the stars
Aeris reaching for the stars
Aeris reaching for the stars

Functional safety expert sees autonomous mining tide rising

Former Mine of the Future safety leader joins Auto-mate in Perth

26 FEB 2021

auto-mate

Functional safety expert sees autonomous mining tide rising
Functional safety expert sees autonomous mining tide rising
Functional safety expert sees autonomous mining tide rising

Gear-shift coming in underground automation race

Group editor Richard Roberts speaks with technology leader about mining's new tech race

26 FEB 2021
Gear-shift coming in underground automation race
Gear-shift coming in underground automation race

Calderon leaving Orica

Alberto Calderon being replaced by Sanjeev Ghandi.

26 FEB 2021

Innovation

Calderon leaving Orica
Calderon leaving Orica

Finance big wigs should give coal a fair go

One of the richest people on the planet, Bill Gates, has also weighed in on the climate issue.

18 FEB 2021
Finance big wigs should give coal a fair go
Finance big wigs should give coal a fair go
Finance big wigs should give coal a fair go
Finance big wigs should give coal a fair go

Hunting invisible gold

Could orebodies with invisible gold be hiding in plain sight in WA's Capricorn region.

16 FEB 2021
Hunting invisible gold
Hunting invisible gold
Hunting invisible gold

Second thoughts?

A look into the second, third and fourth thoughts of junior explorers.

16 FEB 2021
Second thoughts?
Second thoughts?

Something's happening here

The Cashedupus Boganus is making a return.

16 FEB 2021
Something
Something

Biggest gold find of all?

Research shows where to search for the next multi-million-ounce deposits.

15 FEB 2021
Biggest gold find of all?
Biggest gold find of all?