Australia struggles in Fraser Institute study

Australia struggles in Fraser Institute study

WA fell by four spaces to fifth. Rounding out the top 10 was Saskatchewan (2), Nevada (3), Manitoba

Exploration

03 MAR 2015
Well shafted

Well shafted

Oh, and they had little more than four weeks to do it. The team was cutting a ventilation shaft for

Development

27 FEB 2015
Ausdrill sinks to loss

Ausdrill sinks to loss

Impairment charges for the December half totalled $197.3 million. However, revenue for the period was

Development

26 FEB 2015
Getting it right down there

Getting it right down there

The electrically powered MD6640 is Caterpillar’s largest rotary drill, capable of hole diameters up to

Development

24 FEB 2015
Boart narrows loss

Boart narrows loss

The result compared to a $620 million loss in 2013. Adjusted NPAT was $142 million. The company recognised

Development

24 FEB 2015
Tough times for Ausdrill

Tough times for Ausdrill

Ausdrill’s profitability took a further hit with the loss of two big underground contracts as producers

Development

23 FEB 2015
Taking the next step

Taking the next step

Used in forced-air flotation equipment, the Nextstep rotor/stator is said to provide a “step change”

Plant

18 FEB 2015
Let's get something straight ...

Let's get something straight ...

The patented system should answer one of those perennial drilling questions – where does the hole end.

Development

18 FEB 2015
Production fall at BHP

Production fall at BHP

The Svedala mill suffered an electrical failure on January 28 and was placed in the maintenance position.

Plant

14 FEB 2015
A change a'coming

A change a'coming

The simplest is best methodology made a lot of sense for contractors because they were responsible for

Development

11 FEB 2015
Quality control

Quality control

Traditionally underground contractors have relied on their clients to check into the quality of their

Development

11 FEB 2015
Just dig this

Just dig this

With customers and trade press gathered after nightfall at its Tucson Proving Grounds in Tinaja Hills

Fleet

11 FEB 2015
Sun's out guns out

Sun's out guns out

After listening to the voice of its customers, Caterpillar has responded with what is its largest wheel

Fleet

11 FEB 2015
Underle underle

Underle underle

The Recolsa group will work closely with Keech Chile, a stand-alone subsidiary of the family-owned Australian

Fleet

10 FEB 2015
Downturn bites Sandvik

Downturn bites Sandvik

The company will be making 63 people redundant as a result with the changes reducing its workforce in

Fleet

10 FEB 2015