First gold at Southern Cross

First gold at Southern Cross

The inaugural pour was held on Friday and produced two gold bars of 14kg and 6kg – both of which were

Precious metals

05 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
Commodity prices slam services

Commodity prices slam services

The combined market capitalisation of the 50 companies on the Deloitte mining services index dropped

Development

26 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
Rise of the Robots
Rise of the Robots
Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots

The Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Visualisation

People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda
People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda
People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda

People and skills development high on the

Approval of AIM boosts training capacity in the underground sector

World's first production D11 hits the dirt
World's first production D11 hits the dirt
World's first production D11 hits the dirt

World's first production D11 hits the dirt

As the worlds first production D11 goes to work at BHP

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.
How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.
How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.

How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated

Does anyone remember Victor Kiam from the Remington adverts in the 1980's?

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
All-time low for Macmahon

All-time low for Macmahon

The $A260 million per annum contract, one of Macmahon’s largest, will end in late April. FMG says it

Development

23 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
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new

National Plant & Equipment have purchased two Liebherr R 996B Excavator's

SPONSORED

national group

Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market

Murray pushes further into mine control market

State-of-the-art control system makes dozer operation more productive, safer

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes

Optimising blast designs to improve project

JSW's specialist knowledge is helping to reduce project costs and improve timeframes

SPONSORED

jsw australia

High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business

High-quality crusher plants made for your

Three exciting new ways to purchase crushing & screening plants

SPONSORED

sandvik

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Rehabilitation centre lauded for 'tough love'

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry

Safety, training, production optimisation

A robust training program will keep the safety of those conducting tasks.

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See

How maintenance and operator awareness can go a long way in extending tyre life.

SPONSORED

kal tire

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site

Liebherr-Australia has worked with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)

Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success

Segnut achieves further trials success

Positive test outcomes point to wider application in mining and construction industries

SPONSORED

segnut

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation

Rocklabs began exporting sample preparation equipment 50 years ago

SPONSORED

scott automation

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite

In an initiative to find an environmentally responsible solution

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved

Enhance performance and increase long term profitability to the mining industry!

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
A Ravenswood record

A Ravenswood record

Macmahon Contractors drilled 20,722m, bettering the previous world record of 15,206.9m, using an Atlas

Development

12 FEB 2015
Simulated drilling demand

Simulated drilling demand

At least that is the experience of South African simulator maker Thoroughtec. It has noticed increased

Development

12 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
Hey charger

Hey charger

The ammonium nitrate-fuel oil mix has been the charging standard for underground hard rock mines for

Logistics

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
Good as gold

Good as gold

A good relationship between owner and contractor at the Cosmos Deeps gold mine in the Northern Territory

Development

11 FEB 2015
How to adapt to survive

How to adapt to survive

BGC Contracting CEO Greg Heylen has been through the heady days of the last mining boom and admits that

Development

11 FEB 2015
Rise of the Robots
Rise of the Robots
Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots

The Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Visualisation

People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda
People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda
People and skills development high on the PYBAR agenda

People and skills development high on the

Approval of AIM boosts training capacity in the underground sector

World's first production D11 hits the dirt
World's first production D11 hits the dirt
World's first production D11 hits the dirt

World's first production D11 hits the dirt

As the worlds first production D11 goes to work at BHP

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.
How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.
How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated Exciter gearbox failures at Rio Tinto.

How Duolec Industrial Gear Oil eliminated

Does anyone remember Victor Kiam from the Remington adverts in the 1980's?

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator
Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new Liebherr R 996B Excavator

Fortescue Metals Group secure rental of new

National Plant & Equipment have purchased two Liebherr R 996B Excavator's

SPONSORED

national group

Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market
Murray pushes further into mine control market

Murray pushes further into mine control market

State-of-the-art control system makes dozer operation more productive, safer

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes
Optimising blast designs to improve project outcomes

Optimising blast designs to improve project

JSW's specialist knowledge is helping to reduce project costs and improve timeframes

SPONSORED

jsw australia

High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business
High-quality crusher plants made for your business

High-quality crusher plants made for your

Three exciting new ways to purchase crushing & screening plants

SPONSORED

sandvik

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'
Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Murray backs Shalom House 'rules'

Rehabilitation centre lauded for 'tough love'

SPONSORED

murray engineering

Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry
Safety, training, production optimisation in heavy industry

Safety, training, production optimisation

A robust training program will keep the safety of those conducting tasks.

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'
Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See an Immediate Effect'

Improving Haul Road Conditions: 'You See

How maintenance and operator awareness can go a long way in extending tyre life.

SPONSORED

kal tire

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Liebherr becomes Certified Fumigation Site

Liebherr-Australia has worked with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)

Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success

Segnut achieves further trials success

Positive test outcomes point to wider application in mining and construction industries

SPONSORED

segnut

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence
Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation Excellence

Celebrating 50 Years of Sample Preparation

Rocklabs began exporting sample preparation equipment 50 years ago

SPONSORED

scott automation

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution
Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite Cat Oil Solution

Hastings Deering's First Self-bunded onsite

In an initiative to find an environmentally responsible solution

SPONSORED

hastings deering

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year
How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved a Gold Mining Company $200K per Year

How Almatek 1233 Mine & Quarry Grease saved

Enhance performance and increase long term profitability to the mining industry!

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