Bleach bomb blast-off

Set off what is said to be the world's first hydrogen peroxide-based emulsion explosive.

12 DEC 2019

Innovation

Bleach bomb blast-off
Bleach bomb blast-off
Bleach bomb blast-off

 

Perth MEC's next frontier

Aims to double Perth office staff level by the end of 2019-20.

11 DEC 2019

Development

Perth MEC's next frontier
Perth MEC's next frontier
Perth MEC's next frontier

Dassault gets on its platform

Platform approach to take over from product-centric approach.

Dassault gets on its platform
Dassault gets on its platform
Dassault gets on its platform

Striking on with Paulsens East

Opportunities identified to use active grade control to increase grade further.

28 NOV 2019

Development

Striking on with Paulsens East
Striking on with Paulsens East

Transmission upgrade to truck better

Better productivity and shorter cycle times the aim of transmission upgrades.

12 DEC 2019

Fleet

Transmission upgrade to truck better
Transmission upgrade to truck better
Transmission upgrade to truck better
Transmission upgrade to truck better

Panoramic wants contract miners

Contract mining model seen as one of the quickest ways to get Savannah on track.

04 DEC 2019

Development

Panoramic wants contract miners
Panoramic wants contract miners
Panoramic wants contract miners

Sandvik takes agnostic approach

Agnostic version of its Automine system released to help companies with mixed fleets.

Sandvik takes agnostic approach
Sandvik takes agnostic approach

On the ropes in NSW

Person-riding hoist rope found to be damaged.

28 NOV 2019

Fleet

On the ropes in NSW

NextOre confidence grows

Shows technology can be used as a pre-concentration tool.

11 DEC 2019

Design / Build

NextOre confidence grows
NextOre confidence grows
NextOre confidence grows
NextOre confidence grows

Broken Hill bolter

Pilot plant to test Cobalt Blue's technology.

10 DEC 2019

Design / Build

Broken Hill bolter
Broken Hill bolter
Broken Hill bolter

ECM gets lifeline

ECM went into administration in August.

09 DEC 2019

Design / Build

ECM gets lifeline
ECM gets lifeline

Lynas to crack on in Kalgoorlie

Removes problem the company had in Malaysia regarding radioactive waste.

09 DEC 2019

Design / Build

Lynas to crack on in Kalgoorlie
Lynas to crack on in Kalgoorlie
Lynas to crack on in Kalgoorlie

Thyssenkrupp lands Roy Hill crusher order

To be the first above ground jaw gyratory crusher to be installed in Australia.

09 DEC 2019

Comminution

Thyssenkrupp lands Roy Hill crusher order
Thyssenkrupp lands Roy Hill crusher order
Thyssenkrupp lands Roy Hill crusher order

Castillo keen on Cangai copper

Cangai copper makes the grade.

Castillo keen on Cangai copper
Castillo keen on Cangai copper

SRG wins Alcoa maintenance work

Carrying out heavy mechanical and electrical maintenance at Kwinana refinery.

11 DEC 2019

Maintenance

SRG wins Alcoa maintenance work
SRG wins Alcoa maintenance work
SRG wins Alcoa maintenance work
SRG wins Alcoa maintenance work

The Mader expansion

Model that has disrupted heavy maintenance in Australia seems to work in North America too.

10 DEC 2019

Maintenance

The Mader expansion
The Mader expansion
The Mader expansion

Allgo for H-E Parts

Built facility allowing for the machining of very large parts.

09 DEC 2019

Maintenance

Allgo for H-E Parts
Allgo for H-E Parts

Bucket liner on trial

The Armour-graph bucket liner was provided to the major iron ore producer by Newgen Group.

Bucket liner on trial

Rio Tinto upping the tempo

Project Tempo is changing the way miner manages its rail infrastructure.

Rio Tinto upping the tempo
Rio Tinto upping the tempo

Mader moving on Canada, eastern Australia

With WA market going well, growing the business in the east and Canada is on the cards.

29 NOV 2019

Maintenance

Mader moving on Canada, eastern Australia
Mader moving on Canada, eastern Australia

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EPA happy with Koolyanobbing changes

WA's environment minister expected to grant Mineral Resource' request.

12 DEC 2019

Logistics

EPA happy with Koolyanobbing changes
EPA happy with Koolyanobbing changes
EPA happy with Koolyanobbing changes
EPA happy with Koolyanobbing changes

Bisalloy steels for Leong Jin deal

Bisalloy and Leong Jin sign MoU.

10 DEC 2019

Logistics

Bisalloy steels for Leong Jin deal
Bisalloy steels for Leong Jin deal
Bisalloy steels for Leong Jin deal
Bisalloy steels for Leong Jin deal

Transporter goes to South Flank

Mammoet gets trucking on South Flank deliveries.

10 DEC 2019

Transport

Transporter goes to South Flank
Transporter goes to South Flank
Transporter goes to South Flank

Western Areas back in business

Bush fire thought to have been started by a lightning strike.

Western Areas back in business
Western Areas back in business
Western Areas back in business

DMIRS warning on water

Miners told to make sure they are supplying safe and accessible drinking water to workers.

09 DEC 2019

Natural resources

DMIRS warning on water
DMIRS warning on water
DMIRS warning on water

Quantum hits the iron road

Quantum wants in on Iron Road's Cape Hardy plan.

05 DEC 2019

Logistics

Quantum hits the iron road
Quantum hits the iron road

Worker suffers lower leg injuries while maintaining Ulan longwall

The worker sustained serious injuries to his lower leg and foot.

13 DEC 2019

Sustainability

Worker suffers lower leg injuries while maintaining Ulan longwall
Worker suffers lower leg injuries while maintaining Ulan longwall
Worker suffers lower leg injuries while maintaining Ulan longwall
Worker suffers lower leg injuries while maintaining Ulan longwall

Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame

Falls are a major cause of fatalities in the extractives sector.

13 DEC 2019

Sustainability

Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame
Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame
Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame
Fractured rib after fall from conveyor frame

Morrison's shock and AWE

Morrison may have unwittingly created a "Frankenstein's monster" department.

13 DEC 2019

Hogsback

Morrison's shock and AWE
Morrison's shock and AWE
Morrison's shock and AWE

Glencore spreads $1.7M of Christmas cheer to drought striken farmers

The A$1.7 million for gift vouchers will allow rural families to celebrate.

13 DEC 2019

Sustainability

Glencore spreads $1.7M of Christmas cheer to drought striken farmers
Glencore spreads $1.7M of Christmas cheer to drought striken farmers
Glencore spreads $1.7M of Christmas cheer to drought striken farmers

Grosvenor minority stake sale to hit Anglo met coal production

Anglo lowered its 2020 metallurgical coal production outlook to 21-23 million tonnes.

13 DEC 2019

Investment

Grosvenor minority stake sale to hit Anglo met coal production
Grosvenor minority stake sale to hit Anglo met coal production
Grosvenor minority stake sale to hit Anglo met coal production

News Wrap

Credit Suisse to stop financing coal-fired power.

13 DEC 2019

Investment

News Wrap
News Wrap

Bleach bomb blast-off

Set off what is said to be the world's first hydrogen peroxide-based emulsion explosive.

12 DEC 2019

Innovation

Bleach bomb blast-off
Bleach bomb blast-off

Shipping gas to Newcastle

AGL isn't prepared to use abundant supplies of coal in the nearby area for its new power station.

29 NOV 2019
Shipping gas to Newcastle
Shipping gas to Newcastle
Shipping gas to Newcastle
Shipping gas to Newcastle

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