Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine

No manned vehicles or people involved and no injuries reported.

Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine
Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine
Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine

 

Another collision avoider

System uses Sensera's swarm bee technology.

Another collision avoider
Another collision avoider
Another collision avoider

Komatsu's robodrill

Comes with automatic bit changing.

04 FEB 2019

Fleet

Komatsu's robodrill
Komatsu's robodrill
Komatsu's robodrill

Komatsu and Nokia get LTE tick

Komatsu AHS qualified to operate on private long-term evolution networks.

Komatsu and Nokia get LTE tick
Komatsu and Nokia get LTE tick

One operator to control them all

Lets one operator control several machines at once.

One operator to control them all
One operator to control them all
One operator to control them all
One operator to control them all

Far West on track for Red River

Thalanga's second underground deposit on track to start production in third quarter.

11 FEB 2019

Development

Far West on track for Red River
Far West on track for Red River
Far West on track for Red River

Barminco lands extra $100M India work

Been working at the mine since 2016.

07 FEB 2019

Development

Barminco lands extra $100M India work
Barminco lands extra $100M India work

Northparkes wants workers

Superintendents, mechanical engineers and construction supervisors high on the list.

06 FEB 2019

Development

Northparkes wants workers

Second Yangibana pilot runs its course

This plant will produce a mixed rare earths carbonate product from Yangibana.

13 FEB 2019

Plant

Second Yangibana pilot runs its course
Second Yangibana pilot runs its course
Second Yangibana pilot runs its course
Second Yangibana pilot runs its course

Nitric acid way clears nickel path

Nitric acid could take the place of sulphuric acid in laterite processing.

Nitric acid way clears nickel path
Nitric acid way clears nickel path
Nitric acid way clears nickel path

Bald Hill finds form

A record 13,160t was produced at Bald Hill in January.

07 FEB 2019

Development

Bald Hill finds form
Bald Hill finds form

One stage to bind them

A 99.99% purity result achieved in HPA tests is repeatable, Andromeda find.

04 FEB 2019

Design / Build

One stage to bind them
One stage to bind them
One stage to bind them

Heron, Sedgman in invoice battle

Claims Heron is being overcharged by almost 50%.

04 FEB 2019

Design / Build

Heron, Sedgman in invoice battle
Heron, Sedgman in invoice battle
Heron, Sedgman in invoice battle

Nullagine's sulphide stretch

Millennium has been trialling two patented processing techniques.

04 FEB 2019

Design / Build

Nullagine's sulphide stretch
Nullagine's sulphide stretch

Work starts on Sandy Ridge

The Sandy Ridge facility sits on a 70 million year old kaolin clay bed 240km from Kalgoorlie

15 FEB 2019

Development

Work starts on Sandy Ridge
Work starts on Sandy Ridge
Work starts on Sandy Ridge
Work starts on Sandy Ridge

Peabody milestone lauded

Peabody rehabilitated 86.7ha at Wilkie Creek.

Peabody milestone lauded
Peabody milestone lauded
Peabody milestone lauded

Mt Holland's new lease on life

Abandoned WA gold mine gets a lithium lifeline.

Mt Holland's new lease on life
Mt Holland's new lease on life

Doing the rounds

Application makes it easier to capture, report and respond to abnormal plant conditions.

12 FEB 2019

Maintenance

Doing the rounds

Ranger clean-up to cost more

Extra $305 million added to rehabilitation provisions.

Ranger clean-up to cost more
Ranger clean-up to cost more

Warning after boom foot kicks cab window

Rock breaking hazards highlighted after excavator fail.

11 FEB 2019

Maintenance

Warning after boom foot kicks cab window
Warning after boom foot kicks cab window

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Strategen scooped

Another merge makes environmental leader bigger and better

15 FEB 2019

Natural resources

Strategen scooped
Strategen scooped
Strategen scooped
Strategen scooped

Savannah shipment sent

Another milestone in the restart of the Kimberley nickel-copper-cobalt mine.

15 FEB 2019

Transport

Savannah shipment sent
Savannah shipment sent
Savannah shipment sent
Savannah shipment sent

Hunter Valley rail network to undergo maintenance shutdown

This includes ballast cleaning, re-railing, track reconditioning and bridge renewal works.

15 FEB 2019

Logistics

Hunter Valley rail network to undergo maintenance shutdown
Hunter Valley rail network to undergo maintenance shutdown
Hunter Valley rail network to undergo maintenance shutdown

Hunter line back in business

Train derailed on February 6, damaging 2km of track.

13 FEB 2019

Transport

Hunter line back in business
Hunter line back in business
Hunter line back in business

Abbot Point ready to reopen

Abbott Point getting ready to return to work.

13 FEB 2019

Logistics

Abbot Point ready to reopen
Abbot Point ready to reopen
Abbot Point ready to reopen

After the rain

Miners counting their blessings and getting back to work after north Queensland's big wet.

12 FEB 2019

Logistics

After the rain
After the rain

Hogsback on the Queensland jobs boom

The good times are rolling back in for the Queensland coal jobs market.

15 FEB 2019

Hogsback

Hogsback on the Queensland jobs boom
Hogsback on the Queensland jobs boom
Hogsback on the Queensland jobs boom
Hogsback on the Queensland jobs boom

Appin production surge shaves unit costs

The company has established inventories ahead of two longwall moves at Appin in Q3 FY2019.

15 FEB 2019

Sustainability

Appin production surge shaves unit costs
Appin production surge shaves unit costs
Appin production surge shaves unit costs
Appin production surge shaves unit costs

Potable water warning for Qld coal mines

Senior executives had to undertake risk assessments specific to potable water.

15 FEB 2019

Sustainability

Potable water warning for Qld coal mines
Potable water warning for Qld coal mines
Potable water warning for Qld coal mines

Ward appointed to Whitehaven board

He has held senior mining engineering positions with BHP in Queensland and Camberwell Coal.

15 FEB 2019

Sustainability

Ward appointed to Whitehaven board
Ward appointed to Whitehaven board
Ward appointed to Whitehaven board

News Wrap

Australia's coal future under threat as more changes hit polluters globally.

15 FEB 2019

Investment

News Wrap
News Wrap
News Wrap

Building brand Australia

Signs of growing love for miners from both sides of politics.

14 FEB 2019

Exploration

Building brand Australia
Building brand Australia

No ifs or butts about it, smoking can kill jobs too

Smokers put on notice in fair sacking ruling

14 FEB 2019

Sustainability

No ifs or butts about it, smoking can kill jobs too
No ifs or butts about it, smoking can kill jobs too

Hogsback on independents

What about preventing blackouts and ensuring there is enough energy to power the nation?

01 FEB 2019
Hogsback on independents
Hogsback on independents
Hogsback on independents
Hogsback on independents

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