Whitehaven considers using automated trucks at Vickery

Whitehaven considers using automated trucks at Vickery

There is an opportunity to consider automation once it has absorbed learnings from Maules Creek.

Fleet

25 SEP 2019
Boshoff to move to Adani

Boshoff to move to Adani

Once the construction phase has been successfully completed, he will assume the position of COO.

Development

25 SEP 2019
Granville and Taronga on hold

Granville and Taronga on hold

Operations scaled-down at Granville after mechanical issues.

Fleet

23 SEP 2019
Dozer and dump truck collide

Dozer and dump truck collide

The truck had a broken reversing mirror.

Sustainability

20 SEP 2019
Thiess clinches $1.3B Curragh North contract

Thiess clinches $1.3B Curragh North contract

Thiess has a consistent record of exceeding its client's expectations at the mine.

Investment

16 SEP 2019
Coronado focused on Curragh mine expansion in 2019

Coronado focused on Curragh mine expansion in 2019

A decision to award the Curragh North mining contract is expected in the September 2019 quarter.

Fleet

10 SEP 2019
Mt Webber win closes BGC loop

Mt Webber win closes BGC loop

Been at the mine through its development to operation.

Fleet

06 SEP 2019
Komatsu lands trucks on BHP iron ore sites

Komatsu lands trucks on BHP iron ore sites

Understood to be the first time Komatsu trucks have been sold to BHP WA iron ore mines.

Fleet

05 SEP 2019
Quarry fatality warnings

Quarry fatality warnings

DMIRS suggests several windrow and haul road improvements.

Fleet

02 SEP 2019
A Telfer triumph may be brewing

A Telfer triumph may be brewing

Stand off between Macmahon and Newcrest Mining may be reaching resolution.

Fleet

30 AUG 2019
Komatsu's great leap forward

Komatsu's great leap forward

Komatsu claims its new GD655-7 grader puts the future at the operator's fingers.

Maules Creek truck incident prompts call for mine road risk assessment

Maules Creek truck incident prompts call for mine road risk assessment

An operator suffered injuries when a service truck he was driving collided with a haul truck.

Sustainability

28 AUG 2019
Questions asked about Adani's ability to pay contractors

Questions asked about Adani's ability to pay contractors

An Adani spokeswoman insisted the company has paid its bills over the past nine years.

Development

20 AUG 2019
Haul truck wheelie

Haul truck wheelie

Truck started rolling back and when the operator applied the brakes it sat on its tail.

Fleet

19 AUG 2019
Bengalla expanded truck fleet to drive production

Bengalla expanded truck fleet to drive production

Bengalla is a single pit open cut mine, using a dragline, truck and excavator method.

Macmahon mulls Telfer litigation

Macmahon mulls Telfer litigation

Seeking increased rates to make up for costs Newcrest changes have imposed on the Telfer contract.

Fleet

06 AUG 2019

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