Safety shafted at Lightning Ridge

Safety shafted at Lightning Ridge

Three recent incidents at the Lightning Ridge opal fields in New South Wales prompt safety call.

Sustainability

06 JUN 2018
Rock falls put squeeze on Super Pit jobs

Rock falls put squeeze on Super Pit jobs

Job losses foreshadowed by KCGM after two rock falls at the Super Pit in Kalgoorlie, WA.

Maintenance

31 MAY 2018
Kanmantoo crushing it again

Kanmantoo crushing it again

The primary crusher is working again at the Kanmantoo mine.

Plant

25 MAY 2018
Emerson gets the measure on calibration flow

Emerson gets the measure on calibration flow

Provides better support for flow meter users.

Maintenance

18 MAY 2018
Kanmantoo crusher grinds to a halt after bearing failure

Kanmantoo crusher grinds to a halt after bearing failure

Mechanical failure of the crusher causes work to stop at the Kanmantoo copper mine in SA.

Maintenance

17 MAY 2018
Taking the pulse to get optimal tool stress

Taking the pulse to get optimal tool stress

Device monitor top-hammer drilling tool stress in real time.

MACA adds SMP projects

MACA adds SMP projects

SMP projects won at Degrussa and Savannah.

Maintenance

08 MAY 2018
Getting safer lifting from an old friend

Getting safer lifting from an old friend

Assessment improves crane safety and operations.

Maintenance

07 MAY 2018
Orica hit by operational issues

Orica hit by operational issues

Burrup TAN plant core to Orica's issues.

Maintenance

07 MAY 2018
Port pinch bites BHP iron ore flow

Port pinch bites BHP iron ore flow

Aims to hit 290Mtpa at Port Hedland next year.

Logistics

20 APR 2018
A 200% belt life increase

A 200% belt life increase

Stopped ripping issue on front-end conveyor.

Maintenance

18 APR 2018
Changing demands of equipment maintenance

Changing demands of equipment maintenance

Maintenance shift has benefits and downsides.

Maintenance

16 APR 2018
Morning Star rises for Austar

Morning Star rises for Austar

Plant refurbishment completed.

Maintenance

13 APR 2018
Hey Siri, why doesn't my shovel work?

Hey Siri, why doesn't my shovel work?

Digital assistants could become maintenance tools.

Innovation

06 APR 2018
Caterpillar launches bigger better motor grader

Caterpillar launches bigger better motor grader

Builds on the M-Series of motor graders.

Development

04 APR 2018
Competition watchdog waves through Moly-Cop-Donhad deal

Competition watchdog waves through Moly-Cop-Donhad deal

Will create an even bigger grinding media maker.

Maintenance

03 APR 2018

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