Civmec locks in contracts worth more than $100 million.
The partnership will help BHP discover new high-quality copper deposits.
Recent rains cause bank collapse at quarry.
Dinh said the sensor performs a thousand times better than conventional sensors.
Field surveys found 49 vertebrate fauna species within the development envelope.
The investigation into the incident is continuing.
BHP's $300 million will also go toward vegetation barriers to capture dust in the town's West End
EQR CEO Kevin MacNeill will continue to head up the company.
There have been an increasing number of incidents of fire on mobile plants recently.
Luckily, the fire was quickly extinguished and the operator escaped injury.
Auspan has started early works with the aid of a concrete batch plant.
The open pits will be mined by conventional methods.